Decades: 950s 960s 970s 980s 990s - 1000s - 1010s 1020s 1030s 1040s 1050s
Years: 997 998 999 1000 1001 - 1002 - 1003 1004 1005 1006 1007
November 13 - English king Ethelred gives order to kill all Danes in England.
Brian Boru rises to power in Ireland, taking the title of High King.
All-out war breaks out between Byzantine Emperor Basil II and Bulgarian tsar Samuil.
Henry II succeeds Otto III as king of Germany.
With a new group of colonists, an epidemic hits the Viking colony on Greenland.
Danegeld is payed.
June 21 - Pope Leo IX
August 8 - Emir al-Mansur, chief minister of the Umayyad caliphate of Cordoba
January 23 - Otto III, emperor of the Holy Roman Empire
Boleslaus III, duke of Bohemia
This article is from Wikipedia. All text is available under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License.