On This Day

630 AD in History

Events in History

  • Jan 1 Prophet Muhammad sets out with an army 10,000 strong to conquer Mecca
  • Mar 21 Byzantine emperor Heraclius restores the True Cross to Jerusalem

Birthdays in History

  • Nov 7 Constans II, Byzantine emperor (641-668) (d. 668)

Deaths in History

  • Apr 27 King Ardashir III of Persia, Sasanian shah of Iran, dies at 9
  • Jun 9 Shahrbaraz, General and King of Sasanian Persian Empire (630), killed after 40 days in power