Calendar overview 890
Svatopluk , ruler of the Greater Moravian Empire , also
gains dominion over Bohemia .
|890 in other calendars|
|Armenian calendar||338/339 (turn of the year July)|
|Buddhist calendar||1433/34 (southern Buddhism); 1432/33 (alternative calculation according to Buddhas Parinirvana )|
|Chinese calendar||59th (60th) cycle|
|Chula Sakarat (Siam, Myanmar) / Dai calendar (Vietnam)||252/253 (turn of the year April)|
|Islamic calendar||276/277 (April 24-25)|
|Jewish calendar||4650/51 (September 18-19)|
ab urbe condita MDCXLIII (1643)
Diocletian's era : 606/607 (New Year November)
|Seleucid era||Babylon: 1200/01 (turn of the year April)
Syria: 1201/02 (New Year October)
|Vikram Sambat (Nepalese Calendar)||946/947 (turn of the year April)|
Politics and world events
- Svatopluk , ruler of the Greater Moravian Empire , also gains dominion over Bohemia .
- Adalbert II becomes Margrave of Tuscany.
- Ebalus becomes Duke of Aquitaine as the successor to Ranulf II.
- Hamdan Qarmat founds the Shiite group of Qarmatians at Kufa .
- Hamdan ibn Hamdun is made governor in Mardin by the Abbasids ; he is the founder of the Hamdanid dynasty .
First documentary mentions
- Bochum , Marl , Oelde , Velen , Shell and Elbergen are first mentioned in a document.
- The Urbar A of the Werden an der Ruhr Abbey names the following places for the first time in the Oberhof district of Schermbeck : Reken , Deuten, Sölten, Dorsten , Emmelkamp (the last 4 today the city of Dorsten), Rüst, Üfte, Raesfeld , Drevenack.
- Solomon III becomes Bishop of Constance.
- Ulrich von Augsburg , Bishop of Augsburg and saint († 973 )
- around 890: Drahomíra , Bohemian princess, mother of St. Wenceslas († after 934)
- around 890: Giselbert von Lothringen , Duke of Lorraine († 939 )
- February 21 : Henjō , Japanese poet and Buddhist priest (* 816 )
- August: Ramnulf II , Duke of Aquitaine
- Adalhard , Count Palatine, Count of Paris (* around 830 )
- Ashot I , King of Armenia
- Bovo I. , Abbot of Corvey
- Strojimir , Župan of Serbia (* 848 )
- around 890: Guthrum , Danish king in the Danelag