WHAP

Events

Muhammad was born

570

Persians began a six year takeover of Arabia

572

Muhammad's parents die

576

An iron chain suspension bridge is invented in China

580

Muhammad became a merchant at age of twenty-five

595

Pope Gregory ordered Saint Augustine the lesser to go to England and convert inhabitants to Christianity

596

Harsha rules as emperor in northern India

606

Muhammad's first vision

616

Muhammad's wife, Adeja, died

619

Tang dynasty in China begins

620

The vikings invade Ireland

620

First year of official Islam

622

Muhammad begins dictation of the Koran

624

Heraclius and his armies win in the battle of Ninevan.

627

Muhammad dies

632

Mercians under Penda defeat Northumbrians in early battle

642