On This Day

817 AD in History

Events in History

  • Jan 24 St Paschal I begins his reign as Catholic Pope succeeding Stephen IV
  • Apr 9 Louis the Pious, King of the Franks, barely survives when wooden gallery collapses in Aachen, prompts him to later name his succession

Deaths in History

  • Jan 24 Stefanus IV, Pope (816-17), dies