758Centuries: 7th century - 8th century - 9th century
- End of the reign of Empress Koken of Japan; she is succeeded by Emperor Junnin.
- King Desiderius of the Lombards capture Spoleto and Benevento.
- Swithred succeeded by Sigeric as king of Essex.
- The Chineese city Guangzhou was sacked by Arab and Persian raiders.
- Theodore the Studite, monk (approximate date)