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This article is about the year 754. For the number, see 754 (number). For the computer standard, see IEEE 754. For the CPU socket, see Socket 754.
Millennium: 1st millennium
Centuries: 7th century8th century9th century
Decades: 720s  730s  740s  – 750s –  760s  770s  780s
Years: 751 752 753754755 756 757
754 by topic
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754 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 754
Ab urbe condita 1507
Armenian calendar 203
Assyrian calendar 5504
Bengali calendar 161
Berber calendar 1704
Buddhist calendar 1298
Burmese calendar 116
Byzantine calendar 6262–6263
Chinese calendar 癸巳(Water Snake)
3450 or 3390
    — to —
甲午年 (Wood Horse)
3451 or 3391
Coptic calendar 470–471
Discordian calendar 1920
Ethiopian calendar 746–747
Hebrew calendar 4514–4515
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 810–811
 - Shaka Samvat 675–676
 - Kali Yuga 3854–3855
Holocene calendar 10754
Iranian calendar 132–133
Islamic calendar 136–137
Japanese calendar Tenpyō-shōhō 6
Javanese calendar 648–649
Julian calendar 754
Korean calendar 3087
Minguo calendar 1158 before ROC
Nanakshahi calendar −714
Seleucid era 1065/1066 AG
Thai solar calendar 1296–1297

Year 754 (DCCLIV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar. The denomination 754 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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Arabian Empire[edit]


  • Jianzhen, Chinese Buddhist monk, arrives in Nara where he is welcomed by former emperor Shōmu and empress Kōmyō. During his visit Jianzhen introduces sugar to the Japanese court, using it to mask the flavors of foul-tasting herbal tea.
  • A Tang census shows that 75% of the Chinese live north of the Chang Jiang (Yangtze) River. The capital of Chang'an has a population of 2 million and more than 25 other cities have well over 500,000 citizens (approximate date).

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Boniface died on June 5, 754


  1. ^ Kazhdan (1991), p. 1600