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Assyrians record a solar eclipse that is later used to fix the chronology of Mesopotamian history. (15. June 763. BC)

In China, Emperor Zhongzong of Tang inters the bodies of relatives in the Qianling Mausoleum, located on Mount Liang outside Chang'an. (2. July 706)

Emperor Xuanzong of Tang Dynasty China flees the capital Chang'an as An Lushan's forces advance toward the city during the An Lushan Rebellion. (14. July 756)

Umayyad conquest of Hispania: Battle of Guadalete – Umayyad forces under Tariq ibn Ziyad defeat the Visigoths led by King Roderic. (19. July 711)

Baghdad is founded by caliph Al-Mansur. (30. July 762)

The oldest recorded eruption of Mount Fuji (Traditional Japanese date: July 6, 781). (31. July 781)

Arab–Byzantine wars: Maslamah ibn Abd al-Malik begins the Second Arab Siege of Constantinople, which will last for nearly a year. (15. August 717)

Arab–Byzantine wars: Raising of the Second Arab Siege of Constantinople. (15. August 718)

The Battle of Roncevaux Pass, at which Roland is killed. (15. August 778)

Copper coins are minted in Japan for the first time (Traditional Japanese date: August 10, 708). (29. August 708)

"Night of the three Caliphs": Harun al-Rashid becomes the Abbasid caliph upon the death of his brother al-Hadi. Birth of Harun's son al-Ma'mun. (14. September 786)

Led by Muhammad al-Nafs al-Zakiyya, the Hasanid branch of the Alids begins the Alid Revolt against the Abbasid Caliphate. (25. September 762)

Ragenfrid defeats Theudoald at the Battle of Compiègne. (26. September 715)

Battle of the Baggage: Turgesh drive back an Umayyad invasion of Khuttal, follow them south of the Oxus and capture their baggage train. (30. September 737)

Carloman I and Charlemagne are crowned Kings of The Franks. (9. October 768)

Battle of Tours: Near Poitiers, France, the leader of the Franks, Charles Martel and his men, defeat a large army of Moors, stopping the Muslims from spreading into Western Europe. The governor of Cordoba, Abdul Rahman Al Ghafiqi, is killed during the battle. (10. October 732)

Emperor Kanmu relocates the Japanese capital to Heiankyo (now Kyoto). (22. October 794)

Saracen invasion of Sardinia. (27. October 710)

Guangzhou is sacked by Arab and Persian pirates. (30. October 758)

Japanese Emperor Kammu changes his residence from Nara to Kyoto. (17. November 794)

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