On This Day

What Happened in 641 AD

Historical Events in 641 AD

  • May 13 Eligius (Saint Eloy) becomes bishop of Doornik-Noyon
  • Jun 9 Arabic/Islamic army contrasts with the Hippo over Alexandria

Famous People Who Died in 641 AD

  • Feb 11 Heraclius, emperor of Byzantium (610-641), dies at about 65
  • Nov 17 Emperor Jomei of Japan (b. 593)