750 To 774
c - Iraq Abbasid Dynasty of Islam in Baghdad. The "golden age" of Islamic cultureu.1258
x - Pippin the Short b.714- d.768 dethrones the last Merovingian king and becomes King of the Franks.
x - Arabs win Battle of River Talas, central Asia; Islam comes to China
x - Paper manufactured outside of China, in Samarkand by Chinese captured in war.
jan 07 - Pope Stephen III arrives in Ponthion.
jun 05 - Eoda, English speaking bishop of Utrecht, murdered.
jun 05 - English saint/archbishop Boniface, Winfrid a79, b.c672 and over 50 companions are killed by Freisen Pagans at Dokkum.
aug 17 - Karloman, abbot of Monte cassino, dies at 39.
may 15 - Abd-al-Rahman I becomes emir of Cordova Spain.
jun 23 - Ho-tse Shen-hui, Zen teacher/disciple of Hui-neng, dies at 74.
x - Karaism founded, a Jewish reaction to Rabbinic Judaism
may 22 - 14th recorded perihelion passage of Halley's Comet.
x - Abbasid dynasty ruling Iraq makes Baghdad its capital,
x - Picture books printed in Japan.
dec 31 - Coffin of Ho-tse Shen-hui interred in a stupa built in China.
mar 06 - Chrodegang, church reformer/bishop of Mainz, dies at about 50.
jul 05 - Antipope Duke of Nepi names his brother (leek) Pope Constantine II.
aug 06 - Antipope Constantine ends his reign as Pope.
aug 07 - Stephen IV begins his reign as Catholic Pope.
sep 24 - Charlemagne a.26 and his brother Carloman inherit the kingdom of the Franks from their father Pippin the Short b.714.
x - Charlemagne marries Desiderata, daughter of the Lombard King Desiderius.
dec 05 - Charlemagne's brother Carloman II of Burgandy dies a.c20 and Charlemagne becomes ruler of a reunited Frankish Kingdom.
feb 01 - Adrian I begins his reign as Catholic Pope.
mar 01 - Po Tjiu-i, Chinese poet/governor of Hang-tsjow, is born.
x - Charlemagne defeats the Lombards
x - Charlemagne aids Pope Adrian I and conquers the lands of his brief father-in-law after a lengthy siege of Pavia.Charlemagne spends the following Easter in Rome and reaffirms his vow to protect Papal lands.
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