On This Day

What Happened on October 10, 680 AD

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Al-Hussein (Al-Ḥusayn ibn) and his followers killed at Karbala by army of Yazid, the Umayyad caliph, on the way to Kufa

Famous Deaths

  • Hazrat Hussein ibn Ali (RA), Muhammad's (SAW) grandson (b. 626) beheaded