On This Day

680 AD in History

Events in History

  • Oct 10 Al-Hussein (Al-Ḥusayn ibn) and his followers killed at Karbala by army of Yazid, the Umayyad caliph, on the way to Kufa
  • Nov 7 3rd Council of Constantinople (6th ecumenical council) opens

Deaths in History

  • May 6 Muawiyah I, caliph (b. 602)
  • Oct 10 Hazrat Hussein ibn Ali (RA), Muhammad's (SAW) grandson (b. 626) beheaded
  • Nov 17 Hilda of Whitby, Christian saint and founding abbess of Whitby monastery (b. 614)