Duke Zhuang of the Chinese state of Zheng comes to power.
Khumbanigash I (743–717 BCE) is ruler of the Late Elam Dynasty.
After a long period from which history has not revealed its secrets, a certain Huban-nugash is mentioned as king in Elam. The land appears to have been divided into separate principalities, with the central power fairly weak.
Beginning of the First Messenian War. The First Messenian War was a war between Messenia and Sparta. It began around 743 BCE and ended around 724 BCE.
- The First Messenian War