Calendar overview 990
|Pechenegs and the Kievan Rus .|
|990 in other calendars|
|Armenian calendar||438/439 (turn of the year July)|
|Buddhist calendar||1533/34 (southern Buddhism); 1532/33 (alternative calculation according to Buddha's Parinirvana )|
|Chinese calendar||61st (62nd) cycle|
|Chula Sakarat (Siam, Myanmar) / Dai calendar (Vietnam)||352/353 (turn of the year April)|
|Islamic calendar||379/380 (turn of the year March 30/31)|
|Jewish calendar||4750/51 (September 21/22)|
ab urbe condita MDCCXLIII (1743)
Diocletian's era : 706/707 (New Year November)
|Seleucid era||Babylon: 1300/01 (April)
Syria: 1301/02 (October)
|Vikram Sambat (Nepalese Calendar)||1046/47 (turn of the year April)|
Politics and world events
- December 2 : The Moorish general Almansor conquers the fortifications of Montemor for the Caliphate of Cordoba .
East Franconian-German Empire
- Emperor widow Theophanu is returning to Germany from the Italian expedition that she began last year .
- A war between the Kievan Rus under Vladimir I and the Pechenegs begins.
- The city of Vladimir is first mentioned in a document.
- January 19 : Gerdag succeeds his uncle Osdag, who died the previous year, as Bishop of Hildesheim and is probably consecrated by Archbishop Willigis of Mainz in Heiligenstadt .
- Sigeric the Serious , hitherto Bishop of Ramsbury , is ordained Archbishop of Canterbury . In the same year he went on a pilgrimage to Rome and was the first to describe the Via Francigena in this context .
- Chananel ben Chuschiel , Jewish religious scholar in Kairuan († around 1055 )
- Fujiwara no Yorimichi , Japanese regent († 1074 )
- Mieszko II. Lambert , King, later Duke of Poland († 1034 )
- Nissim ben Jakob , Talmudic scholar and folk teller in Kairuan († around 1060 )
Born around 990
- Ælfgifu of Northampton , Anglo-Saxon nobleman and co-regent of Norway († 1040 )
- Alruna von Cham , German noblewoman and Catholic blessed († 1045 )
- Aribo , Archbishop of Mainz († 1031 )
- Dietrich I. , Count of Wettin, in Schwabengau, von Eilenburg and Brehna, Count in Hassegau and in Gau Siusili and Margrave of the Mark Lausitz († 1034 )
- Engelbert IV. , Count in the Norital and Pustertal († 1040 )
- Halinard , Bishop of Lyon († around 1052 )
- Hartwig , Bishop of Brixen († 1039 )
- Johannes Scotus , Mecklenburg bishop of Irish or Scottish origin († 1066 )
- Conrad II , Holy Roman Emperor († 1039 )
- Sámuel Aba , King of Hungary († 1044 )
- Sancho III. , King of Navarre, Count of Aragon and Castile († 1035 )
- Thietmar , Margrave of Lusatia and Count in Swabia and Northern Thuringia († 1030 )
- Tughrul Beg , Sultan of the Seljuks († 1063 )
Date of death secured
- March 15 : Siegfried I , Count of Walbeck and in Möckerngau
- April 23 : Ekkehard II of Sankt Gallen , sequence writer
- July 31 : Fujiwara no Kaneie , Japanese regent (* 929 )
Exact date of death unknown
- Heinrich , Count in Wormsgau , father of the later Emperor Konrad II.
- Kiyohara no Motosuke , noble Japanese Waka poet and scholar (* 908 )
- Oliba Cabreta , Count of Cerdanya, Besalú and Conflent