Events in the Life of the Holy Prophet (pbuh)

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By Dr. Rashid Azam

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Brief Description of the Event Approximate Date Age of the Holy Prophet             according to Lunar             Calendar Approximate Gregorian and Hijra dates             BH=Before Hijra             AH=After Hijra
The Holy Prophet of Islam, Muhammad, peace be upon   him, born an orphan.  His father Abdullah, may             Allah be pleased with him, had died a few months prior the birth of his  son. 0 years 9 or 12   Rabi-ul-Awwal 52 or 53 BH   April 570 or 571 AD
Hadrat Halima Sadiyya, may Allah be pleased with her, appointed wet nurse 8 days
Return  to Mecca under the care of his mother 6 Years 46 BH   577 AD
Mother,  Hadrat Amina, may Allah be pleased with her, passes away 6 Years 46 BH 577 AD
Grandfather, Hadrat Abdul-Muttalib, may Allah be pleased with him, died 8 Years 44 BH  579 AD
First  visit to Syria with a trading caravan 12 years 40 BH, 583 AD 12 Years 40 BH 583 AD
Pledge of Fudul to help the needy and the oppressed 15 Years 37 BH  586 AD
Second  journey to Syria for trade as an agent of Hadrat Khadija, may Allah be pleased with her 25 Years 28 BH 595 AD
Marriage with Hadrat Khadija, may Allah be pleased with her 25 Years 28 BH 595 AD
Birth of a son, Hadrat Qasim (may Allah be pleased with him) 28 Years 25 BH 598 AD
Birth  of his daughter, Hadrat Zainab, may Allah be pleased with her 30 Years 23 BH 600 AD
Birth of his daughter, Hadrat Ruqayya, may Allah be pleased with her 33 Years 20 BH 603 AD
Birth of his daughter, Hadrat Um-e-Kalthum, may Allah be pleased with her 34 years 19 BH 604 AD
Renovation of Ka'aba and the placement of Hajr-e-Aswad (Black Stone) 35 years 18 BH 605 AD
Birth of his daughter, Hadrat Fatima, may Allah be pleased with her 35 years 18 BH 605 AD
Hadrat  Jibrail bought the First Revelation in the Cave of Hira 40 Year 12 BH 610 AD
Revelation of the Holy Quran continues, Ministry of the Holy Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) is             established. Hadrat Khadija (the wife), Hadrat Abu Bakr (the best friend), Hadrat Ali (the  dearest cousin) and Hadrat Zaid (a freed slave and adopted son), may Allah be pleased with them all, accept Islam 40 Years 6 months Friday18 Ramadan 12 BH  14 August 610 AD
Open  invitation to the people of Mecca to join Islam under Allah's command 43 Years 9 BH 614 AD
A group of Muslims emigrates to Abyssinia 46 Years 7 BH 615 AD
Blockade of Shi'b Abi-Talib 46 Years 7 BH 30 September 615 AD
Hadrat  Hamza (paternal uncle) and Hadrat Umar, may Allah be pleased with  them, accept Islam 46 Years 6 BH 616 AD
Hadrat  Abu Talib, (beloved uncle and guardian) and only a few days later, Hadrat Khadija, the most beloved wife, may Allah be pleased with them, passed away 49 Years Ramadan 3 BH             January 619 AD
Marriage with Hadrat Sau'da, may Allah be pleased with her 49 Years 3 BH 619 AD
Marriage  with Hadrat Aisha, may Allah be pleased with her 49 Years 3 BH 619 AD
Journey to Ta'if, about 40 miles from Mecca, for calling the citizens of Ta'if to Islam 49 Years 3 BH 619 AD
Journey  of Mi'raj. Five daily prayers made obligatory for Muslims 50 Years 27 Rajab 2 BH 8 March 620 AD
Deputation  from Medina accepts Islam 50 Years 2 BH  620 AD
First Pledge of 'Aq'ba' 52 Years Dhul Haj, 1 BH  621 AD
Second Pledge of 'Aq'ba 52 Years 3 months BH  June 622 AD
Hijra (migration) from Mecca to the cave of Thaur 52 Years Friday  27 Safar 10 September 622
Emigration to Medina begins 52 Years Monday 1 Rabi-ul-Awwal 13 September 622 AD
Arrival at Medina after the first Friday Prayer at Quba's Mosque 53 Years 12 Rabi-ul-Awwal 1st year AH 24 September 622 AD
Construction of the Holy Prophet's Mosque at Medina. Hadrat Bilal's call for Prayer (Adhan) 53 Years 1st year AH 622 AD
Brotherhood pacts between Ansar (Muslims from Medina) and Muhajirin (immigrants from Mecca) 53 Years 1st year AH 622 AD
Treaty  with Jews of Medina 53 Years 1st year AH
Permission  to fight in self-defense is granted by Allah 53 Years 12 Safar 2 AH 14 August 623 AD
Ghazwa (Battle) of Waddan 53 Years 29 Safar 2 AH 31 August 623
Ghazwa (Battle) of Safwan 54 Years 2 AH 623 AD
Ghazwa (Battle) Dul-'Ashir 54 Years 2 AH 623 AD
Hadrat  Salman Farsi, may Allah be pleased with him, accepts Islam 54 Years 2 AH 624 AD
Revelation  and change of Qibla (direction to face for Formal Prayers, Salat) towards Ka'ba Fasting in the month of Ramadan becomes obligatory 54 Years Sha'abn 2 AH             February 624 A
Ghazwa (Battle) of Badr 54 Years 12-17 Ramadan 2 AH March 8-13, 624 AD
Ghazwa (Battle) of Bani Salim 54 Years 25 Ramadan 2 AH  21 March 524 AD
Initiation of Eid-ul-Fitr and Zakat-ul-Fitr (Alms at the Eid-ul-Fitr). 54 Years 28 Ramadan / 1 Shawwal 2 AH 24/25 March 624 AD
Zakat becomes obligatory for Muslims 54 Years Shawwal 2 AH April 624 AD
Nikah and Marriage ceremony of Hadrat Fatima, may Allah be pleased with her 54 Years Shawwal 2 AH April 624 AD
Ghazwa  (Battle) of Bani Qainuqa' 54 Years 15 Shawwal 2 AH 10 April 624 AD
Ghazwa (Battle) of Sawiq 54 Years 5 Dhul-Haj 2 AH  29 May 624 AD
Ghazwa (Battle) of Ghatfan 54 Years Muharram 3 AH July 624 AD
Ghazwa (Battle) of Bahran 55 Years Rabi-us-Sani 3 AH             October 624 AD
Marriage with Hadrat Hafsa, may Allah be pleased with her 55 Years Shaban 3 AH January 625 AD
Ghazwa (Battle) of Uhad 55 Years 6 Shawwal 3 AH 22 March 625
Ghazwa (Battle) of Humra-ul-Asad 55 Years 8 Shawwal 3 AH 24 March 625 AD
Marriage with Hadrat Zainab Bint Khazima, may Allah be pleased with her 55 Years Dhul-Haj 3 AH May 625 AD
Ghazwa (Battle) of Banu Nudair 56 Years Rabi-ul-Awwal 4 AH             August 625 AD
Prohibition of Drinking in Islam 56 Years Rabi-ul-Awwal 4 AH             August 625 AD
Ghazwa (Battle) of Dhatur-Riqa 56 Years Jamadi-ul-Awwal 4 AH October 625 AD
Marriage with Hadrat Um-e-Salma, may Allah be pleased with her 56 Years Shawwal 4 AH March 626 AD
Ghazwa  (Battle) of Badru-Ukhra 56 Years Dhi Qad 4 AH April 626
Ghazwa  (Battle) of Dumatul-Jandal 57 Years 25 Rabi-ul-Awwal 5 AH
Ghazwa (Battle) of Banu Mustalaq Nikah with Hadrat Jawariya bint Harith, may Allah be pleased with her 57 Years 3 Shaban 5 AH 28 December 626 AD
Marriage with Hadrat Zainab bint Hajash, may Allah be pleased with her 57 Years Shawwal 5 AH             February 627 AD
Revelation for Hijab, rules of modesty 57 Years 1 Dhi Qa'd 5 AH 24 March 627 AD
Ghazwa  (Battle) of Ahzab or Khandaq (Ditch) 57 Years 8 Dhi Qa'd 5 AH 31 March 627 AD
Ghazwa (Battle) of Bani Quraiza 57 Years Dhul-Haj 5 AH April 627 AD
Ghazwa (Battle) of Bani Lahyan 57 Years 1 Rabi-ul-Awwal 6A H             21 July 627 AD
Ghazwa (Battle) of Dhi Qard or Ghaiba 58 Years Rabi-ul-Akhar 6 AH  August 627 AD
Treaty of Hudaibiyya 58 Years 1 Dhi Qa'd 6 AH 13 March 628 AD
Prohibition of Marriage with non-believers 58 Years Dhi Qa'd 6 AH March 628 AD
Marriage with Hadrat Habiba, may Allah be pleased with her 58 Years Dhul-Haj 6 AH April 628 AD
Invitation  sent to various rulers to accept Islam 58 Years 1 Muharram 7AH May 628 AD
Ghazwa (Battle) of Khaibar Return of Muslims from Abyssinia. Marriage with Hadrat Safiyya, may             Allah be pleased with her. Ghazwa (Battle) of Wadiyul-Qura and Taim. 58 Years Muharram 7 AH June 628 AD
Performance of Umra (Umratul-Qada) Marriage with Hadrat Maimuna, may Allah be pleased with her 59 Years Dhi Qa'd 7 AH March 629 AD
Hadrat Khalid bin Walid and Hadrat Umar bin Al-'Aas, may Allah be pleased with both, accept Islam 60 Years Safar 8 AH June 629 AD
Ghazwa of Muta 60 Years Jamadi-ul-Awwal 8 AH August 629 AD
Ghazwa (Battle) of Mecca and Fall of Mecca 60 Years 10 Ramadan 8 AH 1 January 630 AD
Ghazwa (Battle) of Hunain (or Autas or Hawazan) and Ghazwa (Battle) of Ta'if 60 Years Shawwal 8 AH             January 630 AD
Arrival in Ja'rana Deputation from Hawazan accepts Islam 60 Years 5 Dhi Qa'd 8 AH 24 February 630 AD
Regular establishment of Department of Zakat (Alms) and Sadaqa (Charity), and appointment of               administrative officers 60 Years Muharram, 9 AH             April 630 AD
Deputation  from Ghadra accepts Islam 60 Years Safar 9 AH May 630 AD
Deputation  from Balli accepts Islam 61 Years Rabi-ul-Awwal, 9 AH             June 630 AD
Ummul-Muminin Hadrat Mariya, may Allah be pleased with her, gave birth to a son, Hadrat Ibrahim, may             Allah be pleased with him 61 Years Jamadi-ul-Akhar, 9 AH August 630 AD
Ghazwa             (Battle) of Tabuk, the last great battle lead by the Holy Prophet, peace be upon               him 61 Years Rajab, 9AH October 630 AD
Ordinance of Jizya, tax on non-believers seeking protection from Muslims and exemption from military service in defense of the country they were living in as its citizens 61 Years Rajab 9 AH October 630 AD
Pilgrimage  journey of Hadrat Abu Bakr Siddique, may Allah be pleased with him 61 Years Dhi Qa'd, 9 AH             February 631 AD
Hajj] (pilgrimage to Ka'ba in Mecca) made Obligatory by Allah Interest is prohibited in Islam Deputation Taif, Hamadan, Bani Asad and Bani Abbas, all accept Islam 61 Years Dhul Haj, 9 AH  March 631 AD
Deputation from Ghuttan accepts Islam 62 Years Ramadan, 10AH 631 AD
Departure from Medina for Mecca for Hajjatul-Wida (Farewell Pilgrimage) 62 Years 25 Dhi Qa'd 10 AH 23 February 632 AD
Entry into Mecca for Hajjatul-Wida (Farewell Pilgrimage) 62 Years 4 Dhul-Haj 10 AH 1 March 632 AD
Hajjatul-Wida,  departure for 'Arafat, Farewell Sermon Received the last revelation from Allah 62 Years Friday 9 Dhul Hajj 10 AH 6 March 632 AD
Return from Mana, Hajjatul-Wida 62 Years 13 Dhul-Hajj 10 AH 10 March 632 AD
Arrival of deputations from Nakha' Last deputation received by the Holy Prophet, peace be upon him 62 Years 15 Muharram 11 AH 11 April 632 AD
Sarya Usama bin Zaid, may Allah be pleased with him, last successful military mission during the Holy Prophet's life 62 Years 28 Safar 11 AH 24 May 632 AD
The Holy Prophet, peace be upon him, falls ill 62 Years Monday 29 Safar 11 AH  25 May 632 AD
The Holy Prophet, peace be upon him, lead the last Salat four days before his departure from this world 62 Years Wednesday  8 Rabi-ul-Awwal 11 AH             3 June 632 AD
The Holy Prophet, peace be upon him, offered his last Prayer in congregation in the Mosque lead by Hadrat Abu Bakr, may Allah be pleased with him 63 Years Monday 12 Rabi-ul-Awwal 11 AH  7 June 632 AD
The Holy Prophet, peace be upon him, passed away    Inna lillahe wa inna elaihe rajioon 63 Years 12 Rabi-ul-Awwal 11 AH 7 June 634 AD
Janaza (funeral) Prayer and burial 63 Years Wednesday  14 Rabi-ul-Awwal 11 AH               9 June 632 AD

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