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- Completion of the Japanese chronicle Nihon Shoki.
- 722: Pelayo, " lord " or King of Asturias, triumphs over an Arab army in the Battle of Covadonga; this is the first Christian victory in the Reconquista of Spain.
- Boniface evangelized the Germans.
- Byzantine Iconoclastic Controversy: Emperor Leo III. 726 leaves in a demonstrative act of the great, golden icon of Christ on the Chalke Gate of his imperial palace destroyed, resulting in a first riot in the population.