Calendar overview 992
|Bolesław Chrobry becomes Duke of Poland .|
|992 in other calendars|
|Armenian calendar||440/441 (turn of the year July)|
|Buddhist calendar||1535/36 (southern Buddhism); 1534/35 (alternative calculation according to Buddhas Parinirvana )|
|Chinese calendar||61st (62nd) cycle|
|Chula Sakarat (Siam, Myanmar) / Dai calendar (Vietnam)||354/355 (turn of the year April)|
|Islamic calendar||381/382 (turn of the year March 8/9)|
|Jewish calendar||4752/53 (August 31 / September 1)|
ab urbe condita MDCCXLV (1745)
Diocletian's era : 708/709 (turn of the year November)
|Seleucid era||Babylon: 1302/03 (April)
Syria: 1303/04 (October)
|Vikram Sambat (Nepalese Calendar)||1048/49 (turn of the year April)|
Politics and world events
- May 25th : With the death of his father Mieszko I , Bolesław Chrobry becomes Duke of Poland . Shortly before his death, Mieszko I seems to have tried to exclude Bolesław from the Polish line of succession in favor of his sons from his second marriage. This emerges from the Dagome Iudex , in which Mieszko also wanted to transfer his kingdom to the Pope. The reasons for the attempted exclusion of Bolesław are unclear.
- June 27th : Conan I , Duke of Brittany , is defeated with his allies in the second battle of Conquereuil against Fulko III. , Count of Anjou , dies in the battle and loses the county of Nantes , which had only been conquered in 990 . His son Gottfried I follows him as Duke of Brittany and Count of Rennes .
- After the death of Borrell II , his eldest son Raimund Borrell becomes Count of Barcelona , Girona and Osona . The county of Urgell falls to the second son Ermengol .
science and technology
- In Korea of the Goryeo dynasty, King Seongjong founded the educational institution Gukjagam , the forerunner of Sungkyunkwan University, in the capital Gaegyeong .
- On the recommendation of the Archbishop of Magdeburg , Giselher, Eido I succeeds Volkold , who died on August 23, as Bishop of Meissen .
- After the farm day in Grone, Bishop Gerdag of Hildesheim travels to Rome via Reichenau Monastery . On the return journey he died in Como on December 5th .
Date of death secured
- February 1st : Juhhar as-Siqillī , military leader of the Fatimids
- February 29th : Oswald of York , Archbishop of York and Bishop of Worcester, Catholic saint (* around 925 )
- May 25 : Mieszko I , Duke of Poland (* around 945 )
- June 27th : Conan I , Count of Rennes, Duke of Brittany
Exact date of death unknown
- Adso , Burgundian theologian and scholar (* 910 or 915 )
- Borrell II , Count of Barcelona, Girona and Osona as well as of Urgell (* around 920 )
- Heribert von der Wetterau , Count in Kinziggau, in Engersgau, in Wetterau and von Gleiberg (* 925 )