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Year 824 (DCCCXXIV) was a leap year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.



  • Battle of Roncevaux Pass: The Basques and Banu Qasi defeat a Frankish expedition, led by Counts Aznar and Ebles, in the Pyrenees.
  • Iñigo Arista revolts against the Frankish Empire, and establishes the Kingdom of Pamplona, with the support of the Caliphate of Córdoba.
  • November 11 – The Constitutio Romana establishes the authority of the Holy Roman Emperors over the papacy of Rome.
  • Britain

  • Vikings raid Bangor (modern Wales) for the second time, and plunder the bishopric (approximate date).
  • Japan

  • Zenpuku-ji, one of the oldest Tokyo temples, is founded by the Japanese Buddhist monk Kūkai.
  • Religion

  • February 11 – Pope Paschal I dies after a 7-year reign, and is succeeded by Eugene II, as the 99th pope of the Catholic Church.
  • Births

  • Al-Tirmidhi, Persian scholar and hadith compiler (d. 892)
  • Chen Tao, Chinese poet (d. 882)
  • Ibn Majah, Persian scholar and hadith compiler
  • Li Pu, prince of the Tang Dynasty (d. 828)
  • Muhammad ibn Abdallah, Muslim governor (or 825)
  • Zhao Chou, Chinese warlord (d. 889)
  • Deaths

  • February 11 – Paschal I, pope of the Catholic Church
  • March 5 – Suppo I, Frankish nobleman
  • August 5 – Heizei, emperor of Japan (b. 773)
  • Adelard, duke of Spoleto (Italy)
  • Han Yu, Chinese philosopher and poet (b. 768)
  • Mauring, Frankish nobleman
  • Mu Zong, emperor of the Tang Dynasty (b. 795)
  • Óengus of Tallaght, Irish bishop
  • Ruthmael, Irish abbot and bishop
  • Sayyida Nafisa, Arab female scholar (b. 762)
  • Wetti of Reichenau, German scholar
  • Zhang Hongjing, Chinese chancellor (b. 760)
  • References

    824 Wikipedia

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