661 in History

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Events in History

  • Jan 27 Rashidun Caliphate, then the largest empire in history, ends with death of Ali. Succeeded by the Umayyad Caliphate
  • Jan 29 Rashidun Caliphate ends

Deaths in History

  • Jan 24 Ali ibn Abu Talib, kalief of Islam (656-61), murdered
  • Jan 27 Death of Ali, the final Sunni Rashidun and first Shia Imam.(b. 599 or 600)