On This Day

Deaths in History in 656 AD

  • Feb 1 Sigebert III, King of Austrasia, dies at about 25
  • Jun 17 Osman ibn Affan, 3rd kalief of Islam (644-56) murdered
  • Jul 17 Uthman ibn Affan, Third Caliph, oversaw standardization of the Qu'ran (644-56), assassinated