• 570

    Muhammad's Birth

    Muhammad was birthed from a woman.
  • 595

    First Marriage

    In this marriage he had 6 children. He married his caravan women boss. She was 40, he was 25.
  • Nov 16, 610

    First Revelation of Muhammad

    Mecca's new materialism and its traditional idolatry disturbed Muhammad. He began making long retreats to a mountain cave outside town. There, he fasted and meditated. On one occasion, after a number of indistinct visionary experiences, Muhammad was visited by an overpowering presence and instructed to recite words of such beauty and force that he and others gradually attributed them to God.
  • Nov 16, 613

    Muhammad Brings His Message Public

    After several similar experiences, Muhammad finally began to reveal the messages he was receiving to his tribe. These were gathered verse by verse and later would become the Qur'an, Islam's sacred scripture. In the next decade, Muhammad and his followers were first belittled and ridiculed, then persecuted and physically attacked for departing from traditional Mecca's tribal ways
  • Nov 16, 622

    Muhammad and the Muslims Emigrate to Medina

    In 622, Muhammad and his few hundred followers left Mecca and traveled to Yathrib, the oasis town where his father was buried. The leaders there were suffering through a vicious civil war, and they had invited this man well known for his wisdom to act as their mediator. Yathrib soon became known as Medina, the City of the Prophet. Muhammad remained here for the next six years, building the first Muslim community and gradually gathering more and more people to his side.
  • Nov 16, 623

    Marriage consummation with Aisha

    With his 9 year old bride. he married her when she was 6.
  • Nov 29, 630

    Conquers Mecca

    Muhammad and the Muslims Conquer Mecca along with other tribes.
  • Nov 27, 632


    Dies in Medina. grave is in Medina Mosque.