Calendar overview 993
|Otto III. the city of Potsdam is first mentioned under the name Poztupimi .|
|993 in other calendars|
|Armenian calendar||441/442 (turn of the year July)|
|Buddhist calendar||1536/37 (southern Buddhism); 1535/36 (alternative calculation according to Buddhas Parinirvana )|
|Chinese calendar||61st (62nd) cycle|
|Chula Sakarat (Siam, Myanmar) / Dai calendar (Vietnam)||355/356 (turn of the year April)|
|Islamic calendar||382/383 (turn of the year 25/26 February)|
|Jewish calendar||4753/54 (September 18-19)|
ab urbe condita MDCCXLVI (1746)
Diocletian's era : 709/710 (New Year November)
|Seleucid era||Babylon: 1303/04 (April)
Syria: 1304/05 (October)
|Vikram Sambat (Nepalese Calendar)||1049/50 (turn of the year April)|
Politics and world events
Holy Roman Empire
- Beginning of February: Otto III. According to tradition, he hands over the women 's monastery in Essen , which is run by his relative Mathilde , the crown and a gold-decorated ceremonial sword used at his coronation . ( The historicity of this event is controversial, as is whether the crown in the Essen Cathedral Treasury is actually the crown of Otto III. )
- March 13 : After the death of Margrave Hodo I , who is closely related to him , Gero , Count in Hassegau , receives his march Lausitz and the Slavic Gau Nizizi .
- October 19 : After the death of Konrad III. his son Rudolf III. King of Burgundy . Like his father, Rudolf is elected and crowned in Lausanne . He then does a ride around . His attempt to carry out confiscations shortly after assuming power led to the rebellion of the regional nobility.
- Wilhelm II. Succeeds his late father Wilhelm I as Count of Provence and as Count of Arles . He does not succeed as Margrave of Provence , since this title - which corresponds to that of a head of the family - goes to his uncle Rotbald II .
- The important Sri Lankan city of Anuradhapura is sacked and destroyed after an invasion by the Tamisl Chola dynasty.
First documentary mentions
- July 3 : In a deed of gift from Otto III. the city of Potsdam is first mentioned under the name Poztupimi . At the same time, the city of Geltow is also mentioned .
- First documented mention of Pfungen
- January 15 : Bernward is the successor to the end of the previous year late Gerdag from Mainz Archbishop Willigis Bishop of Hildesheim consecrated.
- The first canonization in church history according to a canonized procedure is for Ulrich von Augsburg, who died in 973 , by Pope John XV. carried out and notarized on February 3rd .
- May 14 : After Dodo's death, Swidger succeeds him as Bishop of Munster .
- Ottone Orseolo , Doge of Venice († 1032 )
- Shmuel ha-Nagid , Jewish poet and Grand Vizier of the Kingdom of Granada (d. 1056 )
- March 13th : Hodo I. , Margrave of Lausitz (* around 930 )
- May 14 : Dodo , Bishop of Münster (* around 937 )
- October 19 : Konrad III. , King of Burgundy
- November 18 : Arnulf , Count of Holland or West Friesland and Burgrave of Ghent (* around 955 )
- December 8 : Egbert , Archbishop of Trier (* around 950 )
- William I , Margrave of Provence and Count of Arles