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Heads of State

Year of the Metal Pig辛亥( at the beginning of the year metal dog庚戌)

Era of Diocletian: 427/428 ( year November )

Syria: 1022/23 ( the year in October )

Events

Politics and World Affairs

Frankish Empire

  • Beginning of the year: After the death of the Frankish king Childebert III. , his son Dagobert III. his successor; he is only 10 years old, real Regent is therefore the home Meier Pippin the Middle.
  • Is Theudebert With Duke of Bavaria.
  • First mention of Plank city.

Byzantine Empire

  • November 4: The Byzantine emperor Justinian II is overthrown and killed with his six year old son Tiberius. His successor will Philippikos Bardanes.

Islamic expansion

  • Spring: The Muslims under Tariq ibn Ziyad land from Morocco in Andalusia in which, after Tariq named Gibraltar ( " Jabal al - Tariq ").
  • 19th - 26th July: Muslim invaders ( Berbers and Arabs) beat the Visigoths under Roderich at the Battle of Rio Guadalete devastating, King Roderick falls in battle. This victory was followed in the next few years the conquest of the Iberian Peninsula by the Muslims.
  • The Muslims under Muhammad ibn al -Qasim conquer Sindh and the Punjab, the Indus.
  • In Asia Minor Muslims encounter against Byzantium before.

America

  • The Mayan city of Tonina, coat of their neighbors Palenque ruler K'inich and takes their K'an Joy Chitam II prisoner. In its place, a governor named Xok used.

Religion

  • Anno I. is Archbishop of Cologne as the successor of Gislo.
  • To 711/712: In Salzburg Rupert donates the Benediktinen Anif Palace, which is now the world 's oldest Christian nunnery uninterrupted tradition.

Born

  • Tang Suzong, Chinese emperor of the Tang Dynasty ( † 762 )
  • To 711: al- Mansur, the Abbasid caliph († 775)

Died

  • Beginning of the year. Childebert III, Merovingian king of the Frankish Empire (* 678/679 )
  • November 04: Justinian II, Byzantine emperor (* 669 )
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