This page lists news articles and events for the year 690.
Events that happen on the specified date are listed under Events: entries. News articles that were published on the specified date are listed under News: entries. Events that only happened in fiction on the specified date are listed under Fiction: entries and are written in italics.
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- Event: Dowager Empress Wu Zetian formally takes the throne of China and establishes the Zhou Dynasty.