749

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Millennium: 1st millennium
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749 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar749
DCCXLIX
Ab urbe condita1502
Armenian calendar198
ԹՎ ՃՂԸ
Assyrian calendar5499
Balinese saka calendar670–671
Bengali calendar156
Berber calendar1699
Buddhist calendar1293
Burmese calendar111
Byzantine calendar6257–6258
Chinese calendar戊子(Earth Rat)
3445 or 3385
    — to —
己丑年 (Earth Ox)
3446 or 3386
Coptic calendar465–466
Discordian calendar1915
Ethiopian calendar741–742
Hebrew calendar4509–4510
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat805–806
 - Shaka Samvat670–671
 - Kali Yuga3849–3850
Holocene calendar10749
Iranian calendar127–128
Islamic calendar131–132
Japanese calendarTenpyō 21 / Tenpyō-kanpō 1
(天平感宝元年)
Javanese calendar643–644
Julian calendar749
DCCXLIX
Korean calendar3082
Minguo calendar1163 before ROC
民前1163年
Nanakshahi calendar−719
Seleucid era1060/1061 AG
Thai solar calendar1291–1292
Tibetan calendar阳土鼠年
(male Earth-Rat)
875 or 494 or −278
    — to —
阴土牛年
(female Earth-Ox)
876 or 495 or −277
King Aistulf of the Lombards

Year 749 (DCCXLIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar. The denomination 749 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.

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  • August 19Emperor Shōmu abdicates the throne, after a 25-year reign that has been dominated by his wife (and aunt), Kōmyō, a commoner he married at age 16. He is succeeded by his daughter Kōken; Shōmu becomes the first retired emperor to become a Buddhist priest.[2]

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  1. ^ David Nicolle (2009). The Great Islamic Conquests 632–750 AD, p. 78. ISBN 978-1-84603-273-8
  2. ^ Varley, H. Paul (1980). A Chronicle of Gods and Sovereigns. New York: Columbia University Press. ISBN 0-231-04940-4