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|Millennium:||1st millennium BC|
|Centuries:||10th century BC – 9th century BC – 8th century BC|
|Decades:||910s BC 900s BC 890s BC – 880s BC – 870s BC 860s BC 850s BC|
|Years:||889 BC 888 BC 887 BC 886 BC 885 BC 884 BC 883 BC 882 BC 881 BC 880 BC|
|Categories:||Births – Deaths|
Events and trends
- 889 BC—Takelot I succeeds his father Osorkon I as king of Egypt.
- 883 BC—Ashurnasirpal II succeeds his father Tukulti-Ninurta II as king of Assyria.
- 880 BC—Ashurnasirpal moves the Assyrian royal capital to Kalhu (modern Nimrud, Iraq). Human-headed winged lion (lamassu) gateway supports from the palace date from this period to 859 BC.