|Centuries:||8th century – 9th century – 10th century|
|Decades:||860s 870s 880s – 890s – 900s 910s 920s|
|Years:||896 897 898 – 899 – 900 901 902|
- Edward the Elder becomes King of England.
- Gorm the Old becomes King of Denmark.
- Regino of Prüm is expelled from Prüm and becomes abbot of St. Martin's in Trier.
- for more information, see Category:899 deaths.