880s

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The 880s decade ran from January 1, 880, to December 31, 889.

Events

880

By place

Byzantine Empire
Europe
Asia

By topic

Religion

881

By place

Europe
Britain
Arabian Empire
Asia

By topic

Religion

882

By place

Europe
Britain
  • King Alfred the Great increases the size of his new navy, and sails out to attack four Viking ships. Two of the ships are captured (before they surrender), and the other crews are killed.[3]
Arabian Empire

By topic

Religion

883

By place

Europe
Arabian Empire

884

By place

Europe
Britain
Arabian Empire
Asia

By topic

Religion

885

By place

Europe
Britain
Arabian Empire

By topic

Religion

886

By place

Byzantine Empire
Europe
Britain

By topic

Religion

887

By place

Europe
Japan
Arabian Empire

888

By place

Europe
= Britain =
  • Lord Æthelred II of the Mercians is struck down with a debilitating illness. His wife, Princess Æthelflæd (a daughter of Alfred the Great) of Wessex, joins him as joint ruler of Mercia (approximate date).
= Al-Andalus =
China

By topic

Religion

889

By place

Europe
Britain
Asia

By topic

Religion