On This Day

What Happened in 754 AD

Historical Events in 754 AD

  • Jan 7 Pope Stefanus II arrives in Ponthion
  • Apr 14 Pact of Quierzy: between Pope Stephen II, [III] & Pippin the Korte
  • Jun 5 Friezen robbers murder Bishop Boniface (later Saint) and over 50 companions near Dokkum
  • Jul 28 Pope Stephen II, [III] makes Pippin de Korte, King of France

Famous People Who Died in 754 AD

  • Jun 5 Boniface [Winfrid], English saint, Archbishop of Mainz, murdered by robbers at 79
  • Jun 5 Eoda, English speaking bishop of Utrecht, murdered
  • Aug 17 Karloman, abbot of Monte Cassino, dies at 39