On This Day

What Happened on June 17, 656 AD

Historical Events

  • Ali ibn Abu Talib elected the 4th Caliph of the Rashidun Caliphate

Famous Deaths

  • Osman ibn Affan, 3rd kalief of Islam (644-56) murdered
List of Years

About June 17, 656 AD

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 1365 years, 5 months and 21 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Gemini