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Heads of State

Year of the Earth- sheep己未( at the beginning of earth - horse戊午)

Era of Diocletian: 435/436 ( year November )

Syria: 1030/31 ( the year in October )

Events

Politics and World Affairs

Frankish Empire

  • After the death of Austrasia King Clotaire IV, the Frankish Charles Martel Meier house acknowledges the Merovingian Chilperic II as king of the Frankish empire. After the victory of Charles Martel over his rival Raganfrid ( on 14 October at Néry ) However, Charles Martel actual rulers is merely the shadow king in the kingdom, and Chilperic.

Islamic expansion

  • Moors conquer Lisbon.
  • From 719: Progress of the Moors from Spain after Septimania.

Religion and Culture

Europe

Asia

  • Construction on the 71 meter high Buddha of Leshan.

Africa

  • The church in Nubia changes from the Orthodox Church to the Coptic Church.

Born

  • 01 June: Yang Guifei, concubine of Emperor Tang Xuanzong Chinese, one of the Four Beauties of ancient China

Died

  • Anastasios II, Byzantine Emperor
  • Chlothar IV, the Merovingian puppet king in Austrasia under Charles Martel
  • Radbod, the last independent ruler of the Frisians
  • Theudebald, Duke of Bavaria, part of Duchy
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