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Millennium: 1st millennium
Centuries: 9th century10th century11th century
Decades: 960s  970s  980s  – 990s –  1000s  1010s  1020s
Years: 992 993 994995996 997 998

Events

  • Erik Segersäll is replaces by Olof Skötkonung, the first baptized ruler of Sweden (see Swedish monarchs).
  • Basil II lifts the siege of Aleppo by bringing his entire army across Anatolia in sixteen days.
  • Constantine III becomes king of Scotland.
  • Boleslaus II of Bohemia kills the Slavnik's dynasty at Libice.
  • Olaf Tryggvason is made king of Norway and builds the country's first church.

Births

  • Canute the Great (approximate) (d. 1035)
  • Guido of Arezzo, Italian musician (d. 1050)
  • Abolfazl Beyhaghi, Persian historian and writer (d. 1077)
  • Olaf II of Norway (d.1030)

Deaths

  • February 5 — William IV, Duke of Aquitaine (b. 937)
  • Henry II, Duke of Bavaria (b.951)
  • Kenneth II of Scotland (possibly murdered)
  • Haakon Sigurdsson earl (and de facto ruler) of Norway

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