On This Day

What Happened in 636 AD

Historical Events

  • Jul 23 Arabs gain control of most of Palestine from the Byzantine Empire
  • Aug 20 Battle at Yarmuk: Muslims beat Byzantines [or August 15]

Famous People Who Died in 636 AD

  • Apr 4 Saint Isidore of Seville, Church Father and the proposed patron of the Internet (b. cira 560)