|Centuries:||7th century – 8th century – 9th century|
|Decades:||730s 740s 750s – 760s – 770s 780s 790s|
|Years:||757 758 759 – 760 – 761 762 763|
|760 by topic|
|State leaders – Sovereign states|
|Birth and death categories|
|Births – Deaths|
|Establishment and disestablishment categories|
|Establishments – Disestablishments|
|Ab urbe condita||1513|
|Chinese calendar||己亥年 (Earth Pig)
3456 or 3396
— to —
庚子年 (Metal Rat)
3457 or 3397
|- Vikram Samvat||816–817|
|- Shaka Samvat||682–683|
|- Kali Yuga||3861–3862|
|Japanese calendar||Tenpyō-hōji 4
|Minguo calendar||1152 before ROC
|Seleucid era||1071/1072 AG|
|Thai solar calendar||1302–1303|
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Year 760 (DCCLX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar. The denomination 760 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.
- King Pepin III ("the Short") begins his Frankish expedition to Septimania and Aquitaine. He conquers the cities of Carcassone, Toulouse, Rodez and Albi. Duke Waifer of Aquitaine confiscates the Church lands and plunders Burgundy. Pepin invades Aquitanian-held Berry and the Auvergne, capturing the fortresses of Bourbon and Clermont. Waifer's Basque troops are defeated by the Franks, and deported into northern France with their children and wives.
- Battle of Hereford: The Welsh kingdoms of Brycheiniog, Gwent and Powys defeat the Mercians under king Offa at Hereford. They free themselves from the influence of the Anglo-Saxons.
- Offa's Dyke is constructed, a 150-mile-long (240 km) earthwork which marks the current border with the Welsh kingdoms between England and Wales (approximate date).
- Former Emperor Xuanzong of Tang is placed under house arrest by the eunuch official Li Fuguo with the support of Emperor Suzong. Li Fuguo is appointed commander of the Imperial Guards, possessing nearly absolute power during Suzong's reign.
- The Kingdom of Nanzhao (Nanchao) in modern-day southern China expands into the Irrawaddy River region, first into Burma, then down into northern Laos and Thailand (approximate date).
- Lu Yu begins writing The Classic of Tea.
- The Maya city of Dos Pilas (modern Guatemala) is abandoned after Tamarindito and Petexbatún centres revolt against their Dos Pilas overlord.
- The Church of Santa Sophia is founded by the Lombard duke Arechis II in Benevento (approximate date).
- The Kailasa Temple is built on the orders of king Krishna I of the Rashtrakuta Dynasty (modern India).
- Angilbert, Frankish diplomat and abbot (approximate date)
- Fujiwara no Otomuro, Japanese noblewoman (d. 790)
- Sibawayh, Persian linguist and grammarian (approximate date)
- Theodulf, bishop of Orléans (approximate date)
- Theophanes the Confessor, Byzantine monk (or 758)
- October 26 – Cuthbert, archbishop of Canterbury
- Dumnagual III, king of Alt Clut (modern Scotland)
- Gangulphus, Burgundian courtier
- Kōmyō, empress of Japan (b. 701)
- Liutprand, duke of Benevento (approximate date)
- Wu Daozi, Chinese painter (approximate date)
- Annales Cambriae
- O'Mansky & Dunning 2005, p. 94