|Centuries:||7th century – 8th century – 9th century|
|Decades:||720s 730s 740s – 750s – 760s 770s 780s|
|Years:||748 749 750 – 751 – 752 753 754|
|751 by topic|
|State leaders – Sovereign states|
|Birth and death categories|
|Births – Deaths|
|Establishment and disestablishment categories|
|Establishments – Disestablishments|
|Ab urbe condita||1504|
|Bahá'í calendar||−1093 – −1092|
|English Regnal year||N/A|
|Chinese calendar||庚寅年 (Metal Tiger)
3447 or 3387
— to —
辛卯年 (Metal Rabbit)
3448 or 3388
|- Vikram Samvat||807–808|
|- Shaka Samvat||673–674|
|- Kali Yuga||3852–3853|
|Igbo calendar||−249 – −248|
|Japanese calendar||Tenpyō-shōhō 3
|Minguo calendar||1161 before ROC
|Thai solar calendar||1294|
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Year 751 (DCCLI) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar. The denomination 751 for this year has been used since the early medieval period, when the Anno Domini calendar era became the prevalent method in Europe for naming years.
- Pepin the Short is elected as king of the Franks by the Frankish nobility, marking the end of the Merovingian and beginning of the Carolingian dynasty.
- The Lombard king Aistulf captures Ravenna and the Romagna, ending the Byzantine Exarchate of Ravenna.
- Arabian armies defeat Chinese Tang troops in the Battle of Talas near Samarkand.
- The Japanese poetry anthology Kaifūsō is assembled.
- Like the storm of 721, the storm of this year at the southern Chinese seaport of Yangzhou reportedly destroys over 1,000 ships engaged in canal and river traffic.
- The Great Buddha at Todai-ji in Nara, Japan is completed.
- The oldest surviving printed document, a Buddhist scripture, is printed in Korea.
- Theodore succeeds Theophylact as Orthodox Patriarch of Antioch.
- Silla minister Gim Daeseong orders construction to begin on the Bulguksa and Seokguram temples at Gyeongju.