What Happened in 774 AD

Historical Events

  • Apr 6 Charles the Great (Charlemagne) confirmed the gift to the Pope of the territories belonging to Ravenna made by his father Pepin the Short at Quiercy-sur-Loire in 753

Famous People Born in 774 AD

  • Jul 27 Kūkai, Japanese Buddhist monk (founded Shingon school of Buddhism), born at Zentsū-ji temple, Shikoku (d. 835)