On This Day

What Happened in 772 AD

Historical Events in 772 AD

  • Feb 1 Adrian I begins his reign as Catholic Pope
  • Dec 1 Pope Adrian I [Hadrian I] elected

Famous People Born in 772 AD

  • Mar 1 Po Tjiu-i, Chinese poet/governor of Hang-tsjow

Famous People Who Died in 772 AD

  • Jan 24 Stephen III/IV, Catholic Pope (768-72), dies. (b. 720)