Millennium:  1st millennium BC 

Centuries:  11th century BC · 10th century BC · 9th century BC 
Decades:  990s BC 980s BC 970s BC 960s BC 950s BC 940s BC 930s BC 920s BC 910s BC 900s BC 
Categories:  Births – Deaths Establishments – Disestablishments 
The 10th century BC started the first day of 11000 BC and ended the first day of 901 BC.
Overview[edit  edit source]
The Early Iron Age in the Near East, the period following the Bronze Age collapse. The Greek Dark Ages are ongoing, the NeoAssyrian Empire is established towards the end of the century. In Iron Age India, the Vedic period is ongoing. In China, the Zhou Dynasty is in power. The European Bronze Age is ongoing (Urnfield culture).
Events[edit  edit source]
 1000 BC — India — Iron Age of India. Iron Age kingdoms rule India — Panchala, Kuru, Kosala, Videha.
 993 BC — Amenemope succeeds Psusennes I as king of Egypt.
 993 BC — Archippus, King of Athens dies after a reign of 19 years and is succeeded by his son Thersippus.
 984 BC — Osorkon the Elder succeeds Amenemope as king of Egypt.
 982 BC — The end of first period (1197 BC — 982 BC) by Sau Yung's concept of the I Ching and history.
 978 BC — Siamun succeeds Osorkon the Elder as king of Egypt.
 967 BC — Solomon becomes king of the Israelites.
 967 BC — TiglathPileser II becomes King of Assyria.
 965 BC — David, king of the ancient Israelites, died.
 962 BC — Solomon becomes king of Israel, following the death of his father, King David. (traditional date)
 959 BC — Psusennes II succeeds Siamun as king of Egypt.
 952 BC — Thersippus, King of Athens dies after a reign of 41 years and is succeeded by his son Phorbas.
 947 BC — Death of billKing Mo of Zhou, King of the Zhou Dynasty of China.
 946 BC — King Gong of Zhou becomes King of the Zhou Dynasty of China.
 945 BC — Egypt: Psusennes III dies, the last king of the Twentyfirst Dynasty. Shoshenq I succeeds him, the founder of the Twentysecond Dynasty.
 935 BC — Death of King Gong of Zhou, King of the Zhou Dynasty of China.
 935 BC — Death of TiglathPileser II king of Assyria.
 934 BC — King Yi of Zhou becomes King of the Zhou Dynasty of China.
 925 BC — Solomon, king of the ancient Israelites, died.
 c. 925 BC — Partition of ancient Israel into the Kingdoms of Judah and Israel.
 924 BC — Osorkon I succeeds his father Shoshenq I as king of Egypt.
 922 BC — Phorbas, King of Athens, dies after a reign of 30 years and is succeeded by his son Megacles.
 912 BC — Adadnirari II succeeds his father AshurDan II as king of Assyria.
 911 BC — Abijah, king of Judah, dies.
 910 BC — Death of King Yi of Zhou, King of the Zhou Dynasty of China.
 909 BC — King Xiao of Zhou becomes King of the Zhou Dynasty of China.
 909 BC — Jeroboam, the first king of the northern Hebrew kingdom of Israel, dies and is succeeded by his son Nadab.
 900s BC — India — Vedic India — Yajnavalkya writes the Shatapatha Brahmana, in which he describes the motions of the sun and the moon.
 c. 900 BC — the Villanovan culture emerges in northern Italy.
 900 BC — Kingdom of Kush.
 Late 10th century BC — Centaur, from Lefkandi, Euboea is made. It is now at Archaeological Museum, Eretria, Greece.
 Foundation of Sparta.
 The kingdom of Ethiopia is founded by Menelik I, son of Solomon and the Queen of Sheba. (according to legend)
 First extant evidence of written Aramaic language.
 The earliest known settlement in Plymouth dates back to this era.
 Creation of ceremonial golden hats in Central Europe.
Significant persons[edit  edit source]
 Saul, king of the ancient Israelites
 David, king of the ancient Israelites (1006 BC–965 BC)
 Solomon, king of the ancient Israelites (965 BC–925 BC)
 Zoroaster, ancient Iranian prophet (approximate date, estimates range from 1000 BC to 600 BC)
Decades and years[edit  edit source]
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Millennium  Century  

Before Christ / Before Common Era (BC/BCE)  
[[::4th millennium BC4th]]:  [[::40th century BC40th]]  [[::39th century BC39th]]  [[::38th century BC38th]]  [[::37th century BC37th]]  [[::36th century BC36th]]  [[::35th century BC35th]]  [[::34th century BC34th]]  [[::33rd century BC33rd]]  [[::32nd century BC32nd]]  [[::31st century BC31st]] 
[[::3rd millennium BC3rd]]:  [[::30th century BC30th]]  [[::29th century BC29th]]  [[::28th century BC28th]]  [[::27th century BC27th]]  [[::26th century BC26th]]  [[::25th century BC25th]]  [[::24th century BC24th]]  [[::23rd century BC23rd]]  [[::22nd century BC22nd]]  [[::21st century BC21st]] 
[[::2nd millennium BC2nd]]:  [[::20th century BC20th]]  [[::19th century BC19th]]  [[::18th century BC18th]]  [[::17th century BC17th]]  [[::16th century BC16th]]  [[::15th century BC15th]]  [[::14th century BC14th]]  [[::13th century BC13th]]  [[::12th century BC12th]]  [[::11th century BC11th]] 
[[::1st millennium BC1st]]:  [[::10th century BC10th]]  [[::9th century BC9th]]  [[::8th century BC8th]]  [[::7th century BC7th]]  [[::6th century BC6th]]  [[::5th century BC5th]]  [[::4th century BC4th]]  [[::3rd century BC3rd]]  [[::2nd century BC2nd]]  [[::1st century BC1st]] 
Anno Domini / Common Era (AD/CE)  
[[::1st millennium1st]]:  [[::1st century1st]]  [[::2nd century2nd]]  [[::3rd century3rd]]  [[::4th century4th]]  [[::5th century5th]]  [[::6th century6th]]  [[::7th century7th]]  [[::8th century8th]]  [[::9th century9th]]  [[::10th century10th]] 
[[::2nd millennium2nd]]:  [[::11th century11th]]  [[::12th century12th]]  [[::13th century13th]]  [[::14th century14th]]  [[::15th century15th]]  [[::16th century16th]]  [[::17th century17th]]  [[::18th century18th]]  [[::19th century19th]]  [[::20th century20th]] 
[[::3rd millennium3rd]]:  [[::21st century21st]]  [[::22nd century22nd]]  [[::23rd century23rd]]  [[::24th century24th]]  [[::25th century25th]]  [[::26th century26th]]  [[::27th century27th]]  [[::28th century28th]]  [[::29th century29th]]  [[::30th century30th]] 
[[::4th millennium4th]]:  [[::31st century31st]] 
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