Year 636 AD in History

Events in History

  • Jul 23 Arabs gain control of most of Palestine from the Byzantine Empire
  • Aug 15 Beginning of the five-day decisive Battle at Yarmuk: Muslim forces defeat the Byzantine army to take control of Syria for the first time

Historical Figures Who Died in 636 AD

  • Apr 4 Saint Isidore of Seville, Church Father and the proposed patron of the Internet (b. cira 560)