Centuries: 7th century - 8th century - 9th century
- Pope Stephen III crowns Pepin the short King of the Franks at St.-Denis outside Paris; also dedicates the foundations of the new abbey church.
- Pepin the Short sends his armies into Italy to aid the pope against the Lombards.
- Fire in Canterbury.
- Oldest document mentioning the city of Ferrara is from this year (approximate date).
- Saint Boniface was killed in Frisia (or 755)
- Carloman, Mayor of the Palace of the Franks
- Cuthred, king of Wessex