|Centuries:||7th century – 8th century – 9th century|
|Decades:||750s 760s 770s – 780s – 790s 800s 810s|
|Years:||783 784 785 – 786 – 787 788 789|
- A council is organized in Constantinople, but disturbed by soldiers
- Beatus of Liébana, Spanish monk, publishes his Commentary on the Apocalypse.
- September 14 — Harun al-Rashid becomes the Abbasid Caliph in Baghdad upon the death of his brother al-Hadi, and appoints Salim Yunisi as the Abbasid governor of Sindh and the Indus Valley. Harun al-Rashid rules until 809.