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Year of the Fire Dragon丙辰( at the beginning of the year wood rabbit乙卯)
Era of Diocletian: 612/613 ( year November )
Syria: 1207/ 08 ( the year in October )
Politics and World Affairs
- February 22: The East Frankish king Arnulf is in Rome emperor. He united for a short time and for the last time in history, the parts of the Frankish Empire under a regency.
- Boniface VI. is appointed informally to the Pope. He has 15 days the third shortest papacy in history. 896 is a three popes year. Stephen VI. follows him as the new Pope.
- In the summer of 896, the Bulgarians, the troops from Byzantium defeat under the leadership of Tsar Simeon I in the Battle of Bulgarophygon.
- An earthquake in Rome damaged the building heavily on the Lateran.
- To 896: Zoltán, Grand Prince of Hungary ( † 950 )
- February: Chumarawaih, ruler of the Tulunids in Egypt ( * 864)
- April 4: Formosus, Pope (* 816 )
- The end of April / beginning of May: Boniface VI, pope.
- June 1: Theodosius, Patriarch of Antioch
- 28 June: Rodulfus, Count of Vermandois
- November: Abu al - Asakir, ruler of the Tulunids in Egypt
- Gerulf of Kennemerland, Count in Central Friesland
- Miro the Elder, Catalan Count
- Year ( 9th century )