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What Happened on January 27, 661 AD

Historical Events

  • The 4th Caliph of the Rashidun Caliphate, Ali ibn Abu Talib is struck on the head while praying at the Great Mosque of Kufa, Mesopotamia by a poison-coated sword wielded by Ibn Muljam a Kharijite, dies two days later
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About January 27, 661 AD

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 1361 years, 3 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aquarius