Changes to Mecca, Saudi Arabia

Events

Muhammad (PBUH) begins public preaching of Islam in Mecca

613 CE

Muhammad (PBUH) migrates from Mecca to Medina, with followers (muhajirun)

622 CE

Pilgrimage of Muslims to Mecca per Treaty of Hudaybiyyah.

629 CE

Siege of Mecca (683); Kaaba burnt.

683

Milestones installed along the Darb Zubaidah (Baghdad - Mecca road)

751

Aqueduct built

810

City sacked by Qarmatians; Black Stone taken out of Mecca

930

Black Stone returned to Mecca.

951

Egyptian Mamluks in power.

1265

Ottomans in power, Selim I becomes Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques.

1517

Kaaba rebuilt

1631

Mecca "captured by the Sa'udi-Wahhabi army."

1802 - 1803

Wahhabis ousted by Egyptian forces.

1812 - 1813

Ottomans in power again.

1840

City becomes part of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

1925

Malcom X visited, Masjid Al-Haram expanded

1964

1987 Mecca Incident

1987

Hajj Stampede

2006

Makkah Clock Royal Tower Hotel in business.

2010