Calendar overview 710
Arabs lead their first major raid
against the Visigoth Empire in Spain.
|710 in other calendars|
|Armenian calendar||158/159 (turn of the year July)|
|Buddhist calendar||1253/54 (southern Buddhism); 1252/53 (alternative calculation according to Buddha's Parinirvana )|
|Chinese calendar||56th (57th) cycle|
|Chula Sakarat (Siam, Myanmar) / Dai calendar (Vietnam)||72/73 (turn of the year April)|
|Islamic calendar||91/92 (turn of the year October 28-29)|
|Jewish calendar||4470/71 (August 29/30)|
ab urbe condita MCDLXIII (1463)
Diocletian's era 426/427
|Seleucid era||Babylon: 1020/21 (turn of the year April)
Syria: 1021/22 (turn of the year October)
|Vikram Sambat (Nepalese Calendar)||766/767 (turn of the year April)|
Politics and world events
North Africa / Iberian Peninsula
- July: The Arabs lead their first major raid into the Visigoth Empire against the southern Spanish city of Tarifa .
- Roderich becomes the last king of the Visigoths in Spain. He is the successor to Witiza .
- With the victory of King Ines of Wessex over the British King Geraint of Dumnonia, Devon comes under the rule of Wessex.
- Foundation of the Japanese capital Heijō-kyō ( Nara ) under the Gemmei -tennō; Beginning of the Nara period ; it solves the Asuka period from
- Pope Constantine I visits Constantinople to discuss the results of the Trullan Synod with the Emperor and Patriarch . It is the last visit of a Pope to this city for over 1250 years.
Exact date of birth unknown
Born around 710
- Fulrad , Abbot of Saint-Denis († 784 )
- Lullus , Archbishop of Mainz († 786 )
- Walburga , Abbess of Heidenheim († 779 )
- January 9 : Hadrian of Canterbury , British abbot and saint
- Prince Bahram , son of the Sassanid great king Yazdegerd III
- Witiza , King of the Visigoths
- 709/710 : Wilfrid , Bishop of York (* around 634 )