Oman adapted the Islamic religion and embraced the practices and the Prophet Muhammad.
1508 - 1650
Invaded by Portuguese by a century.
The Portuguese was banished and Oman gained the control of their country.
Death of Sultan
The Sultan Sa'id Al-Busaid dies. His sons fought for power leaving Oman without a leader.
Entered friendship treaty with the British Government.
1954 - 1959
A five year rebellion began against the Sultan's efforts to expand government and control the interior of the country.
Rebellions began in the Dhofar Province and were supported by British help and Yemen's help.
July 23, 1970
New leader gained power. Sultan Qaboos bin Sa'id gained power and started the renaissance for Oman. He started Oman's modern government. Expanded education and health facilities and made Oman an overall more peaceful country.
Oman had created it's very first written constitution. It is called the Basic Statutes of the State.
Oman pledged to a non-terrorism act against the US. The remain very peaceful in US standards.