On This Day

What Happened in September 786 AD

Historical Events

  • Sep 14 Harun al-Rashid becomes the Abbasid caliph upon the death of his brother Al-Hadi.

Famous Birthdays

  • Sep 7 Emperor Saga, 52nd Emperor of Japan (d. 842)
  • Sep 14 Al-Ma'mun, 7th Caliph of the Abbasid Caliphate (813-833), born in Baghdad (d. 833)

Famous Deaths

  • Sep 14 Al-Hadi, 4th Abbasid caliph (785-86), dies at 22
  • Sep 24 Al-Hadi, Arabic kalief of Islam (185-86), dies