Islam Timeline

  • Jul 16, 622

    Muhammad flees Mecca to Medina

    A plot to assassinte Muhammad was discovered Muhammad and his followers escaped during the night and fled to medina, an event known as hijra
  • Jan 1, 632

    Muhammad dies

    Muhammad Died in a result of being posioned following his attack upon and conquest of the Jewish settlement of Kaibar
  • Mar 5, 661

    Ali the fourth caliph in Islam is assassinated

    Ali is murdered; Mu'awiya becomes caliph. Beginning of Umayyad Caliphate
  • Jan 1, 750

    Umayyad dynasty ends and Abbassid dynasty begins

    The Umayyad Dynasty ends in 750 when Abbasid defeated there ruler.
  • Jul 15, 1099

    Christian crusaders capture Jerusalem from the Muslims

    The fight to take over Jerusalem lasted for 7 weeks till Christian Crusaders took Jerusalem from the Muslims.
  • Oct 2, 1187

    Saladin caputures Jerusalem for the Muslims

    The Christians met in a great battle near the lake of Galilee. It ended in the defeat of their army and the capture of Jerusalem's king.
  • Jan 1, 1258

    Abbassid dynasty ends

    Their rule was ended in 1258, when Hulagu Khan, the Mongol conqueror, sacked Baghdad.
  • Oct 25, 1502

    Abbas the Great gains control of the Safavid Empire

  • Sep 22, 1520

    Suleiman the Magnificent becomes the ruler of the Ottoman empire

  • The Taj Mahal is built