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Heads of State
Year of the Earth Ox己丑(at the beginning of Earth Rat戊子)
Era of Diocletian: 285/286 ( year November )
Syria: 880/881 (October)
Politics and World Affairs
- October 3: collection of the Lombards under Alboin in Milan; several other cities surrender to the Lombards without a fight; Pavia, however, is under siege for three years. Meanwhile penetrate the Lombards south to Tuscia and in the Emilia before, during the Exarchate of Ravenna Eastern Roman remains.
Religion and Culture
- The Nubian kingdom of Alodia is Christianized.
- Aretha the Lame, king of the Ghassanids
- Fu Daishi, Zen monk, poet and inventor (* 497)