Centuries: 8th century - 9th century - 10th century

Decades: 840s 850s 860s 870s 880s - 890s - 900s 910s 920s 930s 940s 950s

Years: 889 890 891 892 893 - 894 - 895 896 897 898 899


  • Northumbrians and East Angles swear allegiance to Alfred the Great. And promptly break their truce by attacking the south-west of England.

  • Graeco-Hungarian alliance forces Bulgar invaders to agree peace settlement. The Greeks then broke the peace settlement with Hungarians and realign with the Bulgars to attack Hungary; this substantially weakened both Hungary and the Bulgars to Greek benefit.

  • Japan ceases commercial relations (called Imperial embassies to China) with China on the orders of the Japanese emperor.\n