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What Happened in July 762 AD

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Historic InventionAbbasid-Era Baghdad

Jul 30 City of Baghdad founded by Abbasid caliph Al-Mansur, just north of ancient Baghdad
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The minaret of the Al Khalufa mosque in Baghdad, showcasing the minaret from the Abbasid era of the city
The minaret of the Al Khalufa mosque in Baghdad, showcasing the minaret from the Abbasid era of the city