749 in history

Born in 749

Aug 27 Qahtaba ibn Shabib al-Ta'i a follower of the Abbasids from Khurasan who played a leading role in the Abbasid Revolution against the Ummayad Caliphate.

Died in 749

Dec 4 John of Damascus a Syrian monk and priest. Born and raised in Damascus, he died at his monastery, Mar Saba, near Jerusalem