On This Day

What Happened in 686 AD

Historical Events

  • Oct 21 Conon begins his reign as Catholic Pope

Famous People Born in 686 AD

  • Aug 23 Charles Martel, Frankish leader and general (Battle of Tours), grandfather of Charlemagne, born in Herstal, Belgium (d. 741)

Famous People Who Died in 686 AD

  • Aug 2 Pope John V, 1st Greek-Syrian Pope (685-86) dies