Islam History

Important dates in which important things happen revolving around Islamic history

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The Life of Muhammed

Important dates which occurred during the lifetime of Muhammed.

Birth of Muhammed

570

When Muhammed was born and popped into the world

Death of his Grandfather

578

In 578 (age 8) , Muhammed's grandfather died and Muhammed went to live with his uncle.

Marriage to Khadija

595

In 595 (age 25), Muhammed married a widowed woman named Khadija

Visions at the Mountian

610

In 610 (age 40), Muhammed went to a cave at Mount Hira, where in which he had a vision of Gabriel reciting the word of god.

Escape from Mecca

622

In the summer of 622 (age 52) Muhammed and his small group of followers fled from Mecca to the city of Medina, in which they traveled 320 kilometers

Return to Mecca

629

In 629 (age 59), Muhammed and his followers returned to Mecca from Medina.

Taking Over

630

In 630 (aged 60), Muhammed took over the city of Mecca.

Death of Muhammed

632

In 632 (age 62), Muhammed passed away.

Important Dates for Islam

Important dates which occurred during the lifetime of Muhammed.