On This Day

What Happened on September 14, 786 AD

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Al-Ma'mun, 7th Caliph of the Abbasid Caliphate (813-833), born in Baghdad (d. 833)

Famous Deaths

  • Al-Hadi, 4th Abbasid caliph (785-86), dies at 22