October 686 in history

Born in October 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 October 686

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.