989 in history

Died in 989

Apr 13 Bardas Phokas the Younger an eminent Byzantine general who took a conspicuous part in three revolts for and against the ruling Macedonian dynasty.
Oct 5 Henry III Duke of Bavaria the first Duke of Carinthia from 976 to 978, Duke of Bavaria from 983 to 985 and again Duke of Carinthia from 985 to 989.