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Year of the Fire Pig丁亥( at the beginning of the year Fire Dog丙戌)
Era of Diocletian: 703/704 ( year November )
Syria: 1298/99 (October)
Politics and World Affairs
Principality of Kiev
- Vladimir Svyatoslavich is baptized by Byzantine priests in Kiev. Then he married the Byzantine princess Anna, born purple. So the princes of Rus as to date the only European ruler is to marry the honor of a daughter of Emperor of Byzantium. The German Emperor Otto III. has been denied shortly before this honor.
- Almansor destroyed Coimbra, captured several castles, north of the Douro, and reached Santiago de Compostela. The city is evacuated and the Moors they burn up on the foundation walls. Al- Mansur can bring the doors of the sanctuary and bells to Cordoba and destroy the church of the sanctuary.
- Establishment of the Mayan city of Uxmal.
- Zhang Boduan, Chinese scholar
- 987: Emma of Normandy, Norman nobles
- November 01: Harald Bluetooth, King of Denmark and Norway (c. 910)