794 in history

794 events chronologically

Oct 22 Emperor Kanmu relocates the Japanese capital to Heiankyo (now Kyoto)
Nov 17 Japanese Emperor Kanmu changes his residence from Nara to Kyoto

Died in 794

May 20 Æthelberht II of East Anglia an eighth-century saint and a king of East Anglia, the Anglo-Saxon kingdom which today includes the English counties of Norfolk and Suffolk. Little is known of his reign, which may have begun in 779, according to later sources, and very few of the coins issued during his reign have been discovered. It is known from the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle that he was killed on the orders of Offa of Mercia in 794