On This Day

What Happened in 794 AD

Historical Events in 794 AD

  • Jun 1 Charles the Great (aka Charlemagne) opens general synod in Frankfurt
  • Oct 22 Emperor Kanmu relocates Japanese capital to Heiankyo (now Kyoto).
  • Nov 18 Japanese emperor Kammu deallocates residence of Nara to Kioto

Famous People Who Died in 794 AD

  • Aug 10 Fastrada, 3rd wife of French King Charles the Great, dies at 30