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This article is about the year 886. For the number, see 886 (number). For the processor, see 80886. For the country calling number of Taiwan, see +886. For the song by Fiona Sit, see 886 (song).
|Centuries:||8th century – 9th century – 10th century|
|Decades:||850s 860s 870s – 880s – 890s 900s 910s|
|Years:||883 884 885 – 886 – 887 888 889|
|886 by topic|
|State leaders – Sovereign states|
|Birth and death categories|
|Births – Deaths|
|Establishment and disestablishment categories|
|Establishments – Disestablishments|
|Ab urbe condita||1639|
|Chinese calendar||乙巳年 (Wood Snake)
3582 or 3522
— to —
丙午年 (Fire Horse)
3583 or 3523
|- Vikram Samvat||942–943|
|- Shaka Samvat||807–808|
|- Kali Yuga||3986–3987|
|Japanese calendar||Ninna 2
|Minguo calendar||1026 before ROC
|Seleucid era||1197/1198 AG|
|Thai solar calendar||1428–1429|
- Leo VI succeeds his stepfather Basil I as Byzantine emperor and replaces patriarch Photius with his brother Stephen I.
- The Glagolitic alphabet, devised by Cyril and Methodius, missionaries from Constantinople, is adopted in the Bulgarian Empire.
- Alfred the Great captures London and renames it Lundenburgh. Slightly upstream from London Bridge he builds a small harbour called Queenhythe. Control of London is given to Earl Aethelred who marries Alfred's daughter Ethelfleda.
- Alfred the Great mints the first halfpenny. (Previous halfpennies had been pennies cut in half)
- Khan Boris I of Bulgaria establishes the Preslav and Ohrid Literary Schools.
- Charles II of France purchases peace with Vikings. Rollo of Normandy then lifts his siege of Paris.
- Odo, Count of Paris becomes Count of Anjou on the death of Hugh the Abbot.
- March 9 – Ja'far ibn Muhammad Abu Ma'shar al-Balkhi, Persian astronomer
- August 29 – Basil I, Byzantine Emperor
- Adalbert, Duke of Tuscany
- Heongang, king of Silla (in modern Korea)
- Wulgrin I, Count of Angoulême
- Muhammad I of Córdoba, leader of the Umayyad dynasty
- Thrand, Jarl of Sula, Sweden