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Events in History in 762 AD

Historic InventionAbbasid-Era Baghdad

Jul 30 City of Baghdad founded by Abbasid caliph Al-Mansur, just north of ancient Baghdad

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The minaret of the Al Khalufa mosque in Baghdad, showcasing the minaret from the Abbasid era of the city
The minaret of the Al Khalufa mosque in Baghdad, showcasing the minaret from the Abbasid era of the city
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  • Nov 20 Bögü, Khan of the Uyghurs, conquers Lo-Yang, capital of the Chinese Empire