786 in history

786 events chronologically

Jun 11 A Hasanid Alid uprising in Mecca is crushed by the Abbasids at the Battle of Fakhkh. Idris ibn Abdallah flees to the Maghreb, where he later founds the Idrisid dynasty
Sep 14 "Night of the three Caliphs": Harun al-Rashid becomes the Abbasid caliph upon the death of his brother al-Hadi. Birth of Harun's son al-Ma'mun

Born in 786

Sep 15 Al-Ma'mun an Abbasid caliph who reigned from 813 until his death in 833. He succeeded his brother al-Amin who was killed during the siege of Baghdad

Died in 786

Jan 6 Abo of Tiflis a Christian martyr and the Patron Saint of the city of Tbilisi, Georgia.
Sep 14 Al-Hadi the fourth Abbasid caliph who succeeded his father Al-Mahdi and ruled from 169 AH until his death in 170 AH.
Oct 16 Lullus the first permanent archbishop of Mainz, succeeding Saint Boniface, and first abbot of the Benedictine Hersfeld Abbey.