Year 982 (CMLXXXII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
|Centuries:||9th century – 10th century – 11th century|
|Decades:||950s 960s 970s – 980s – 990s 1000s 1010s|
|Years:||979 980 981 – 982 – 983 984 985|
- Greenland is discovered by Erik the Red (the first known European contact with North America).
- July 13 – The Kalbids troops of the emir of Sicily defeat the imperial German army of Otto II near Crotone.
- Yelu Longxu becomes the sixth emperor of the Liao Dynasty.
- The Buyid ruler, 'Adud al-Dawla, start what was soon to become the most important hospital of Bagdad.
- Adalbert becomes Bishop of Prague.
- Emma of Normandy
- Atisha, Bengali Buddhist saint
- July 13 – Pandulf II of Salerno and Landulf IV of Benevento (at the Battle of Stilo near Crotone)
- Emperor Jingzong of Liao
- ↑ "Islamic Culture and the Medical Arts _ Hospitals". Retrieved January 30, 2013.