On This Day

What Happened on October 8, 705 AD

Famous Deaths

  • Abd al-Malik ibn Marwan, fifth Umayyad caliph, dies in Damascus at about 58 (approximate date)
List of Years

About October 8, 705 AD

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 1316 years, 7 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Libra

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Raindrops Keep Fallin' On My Head - B.J. Thomas
  • UK #1 Song: Two Little Boys - Rolf Harris