Centuries: 7th century - 8th century - 9th century
- Pippin the Short is elected as king of the Franks by the Frankish nobility. End of the Merovingian and beginning of the Carolingian dynasty.
- The Lombard king Aistulf captures Ravenna and the Romagna, ending the Byzantine Exarchate of Ravenna.
- Arabian armies defeated Tang troops in the Battle of Talas River.
- Theodore succeeds Theophylact as Orthodox Patriarch of Antioch
- Carloman, king of the Franks