Calendar overview 749
|Aistulf becomes king of the Lombards after the fall of Ratchis .|
|749 in other calendars|
|Armenian calendar||197/198 (turn of the year July)|
|Buddhist calendar||1292/93 (southern Buddhism); 1291/92 (alternative calculation according to Buddha's Parinirvana )|
|Chinese calendar||57th (58th) cycle|
|Chula Sakarat (Siam, Myanmar) / Dai calendar (Vietnam)||111/112 (turn of the year April)|
|Iranian calendar||127/128 (around March 21)|
|Islamic calendar||131/132 (August 19-20)|
|Jewish calendar||4509/10 (September 17/18)|
from urbe condita MDII (1502)
Diocletian's era : 465/466 (turn of the year November)
|Seleucid era||Babylon: 1059/60 (turn of the year April)
Syria: 1060/61 (turn of the year October)
|Vikram Sambat (Nepalese Calendar)||805/806 (turn of the year April)|
Politics and world events
- The king of the Lombards , Ratchis , is overthrown and his brother Aistulf is made the new king in his place
- After the death of King Ælfwald of East Anglia , Hun, Beorna and Æthelberht I. follow together in the rule.
- As-Saffah can be in Kufa to the caliph proclaimed and established the dynasty of the Abbasids , with Baghdad as its capital. He fights against Marwan II , the reigning (last) caliph of the Umayyads .
- The Berber prophet , Sālih ibn Tarīf , takes advantage of the crisis of the caliphate and proclaims the Bargawata Empire in North Africa.
- August 19 : Princess Abe becomes of Japan under the name Kōken Tennō , she replaces Shōmu after his resignation. The Japanese era Tempyō-Shōhō begins .
First documentary mentions
- Türkenfeld is mentioned for the first time in a document
nature and environment
- December 5 : John of Damascus , Syrian Orthodox theologian (* around 650 )
- Ælfwald , King of East Anglia
- Gyōki , Japanese Buddhist monk (* 668 )