# 880s BC

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

Decades: 930s BC 920s BC 910s BC 900s BC 890s BC - **880s BC** - 870s BC 860s BC 850s BC 840s BC 830s BC

**Events and Trends**

- 889 BC - Takelot succeeds his father Osorkon I as king of Egypt.
- 885 BC - Battle of Karkar between Shalmanassar III of Assyria and a coalition of Syrian states.
- 884 BC - Assurnasirpal II succeeds his father Tukulti-ninurta II as king of Assyria

**Significant People**