686 in history

686 events chronologically

Apr 3 Maya king Yuknoom Yich'aak K'ahk' assumes the crown of Calakmul

Born in 686

Oct 26 Eata of Hexham bishop of Lindisfarne from 678 until 685, and of Hexham from then until his death. He was the first native of Northumbria to take the bishopric of Lindisfarne

Died in 686

Aug 2 Pope John V Pope from 12 July 685 to his death in 686. He was the first pope of the Byzantine Papacy allowed to be consecrated by the Byzantine Emperor without prior consent, and the first in a line of ten consecutive popes of Eastern origin. His papacy was marked by reconciliation between the city of Rome and the Empire
Oct 1 Emperor Tenmu the 40th emperor of Japan, according to the traditional order of succession.
Oct 25 Prince Ōtsu a Japanese poet and the son of Emperor Temmu.