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Islamic Events and Occasions

Muharram


  • The Beginning of the Hijriyy Year: On the 1st day of the month of Muharram
  • The 10th of Muharram:
    • On the 10th of Muharram in the year 5 H, the Battle of Dhatul-riqa^ took place. In this battle, Prophet Muhammad, peace be upon him, prayed the Prayer of Fear (Salatul-Khawf ).
    • On the 10th of Muharram in year 61 H, our Master Al-Husayn (the Prophet's grandson), may Allah raise his rank, was killed in Karbala'.
    • On the 10th of Muharram (about 3000 years ago), Allah saved Prophet Musa (Moses) his Muslim followers from Pharaoh and his soldiers.

Safar


  • The Battle of Khaybar: It took place on Safar 5, year 7 H.
  • The Death of Imam an-Nasa'iyy: Imam Abu ^Abdir-Rahman Ahmad an-Nasa'iyy died on the 13th day of Safar, year 303 H.
  • The Death of As-Sultan Salahud-Din al-Ayyubiyy, may Allah raise his rank: He died on Wednesday the 27th of Safar, year 589 H.
  • The Death of Imam Al-'Awza^iyy may Allah raise his rank: He died at the age of 69 in the city of Beirut, two nights before the end of Safar or Rabi^ul-'Awwal, year 157 H.

Rabi^-ul-'Awwal


  • The Battle of Banun-Nadir: It took place in the month of Rabi^ul-'Awwal, year 4 H.
  • The Birth of Prophet Muhammad (Peace be upon him): Prophet Muhammad was born on the 12th of Rabi^ul-'Awwal (about 53 years before Hijrah).
  • Conquest of Baytul-Maqdis (Jerusalem) It took place in Rabi^ul-'Awwal, year 15 H.
  • The Death of Al-Hasan, the son of ^Aliyy, may Allah raise his rank: He died in Rabi^ul-'Awwal, year 49 H. or 51 H., at the age of 47 H. He was buried in the Cemetery of al-Baqi^.

Rabi^ul-'Akhir


  • The Death of Imam Ahmad Ibn Hanmbal, may Allah raise his rank: He died on the 12th of Rabi^ul-'Akhir, year 241 H.
  • Battle of Hittin: It took place on the 24th of Rabi^ul-'Akhir, year 583 H.
  • The Battle of Banul-Qaynaqa^: It took place on the 26th of Rabi^ul-'Akhir, year 2 H.

Jumadal-'Ula


  • Battle of Banu Lihyan: It took place in Jumadal-'Ula, year 6 H.
  • The Death of Imam Ahmad Ar-Rifa^iyy, may Allah raise his rank. He died on the 12th of Jumadal-'Ula , year 578 H. He was buried in the Village of Umm ^Abidah in Iraq.
  • The Battle of Mu'tah: It took place on the 15th of Jumadal-'Ula, year 8 H in al-Balqa' in Jordan.

Jumadal-'Akhirah


  • The Death of Harun Ar-Rashid: He died on the 3rd of Jumadal-'Akhirah, year 193 H.
  • The Death of Abu Bakr as-Siddiq, may Allah raise his rank: He died Jumadal-'Akhirah , year 13 H.
  • The Battle of the Camel: It took place on the 10th of Jumadal'Akhirah, year 36 H, in which the Caliph, Imam ^Aliyy was victorious.
  • The Conquer of Constantinople: It took place on Wednesday ten nights before the end of Jumadal-'Akhirah, year 857 H. The Ottomann Sultan Muhammad Al-Fatih II besieged the City of Constantinople (Istanbul) for 51 days, then conquered it.

Rajab


  • The Battle of Tabuk: It took place on the 10th of Rajab, year 9 H.
  • The Death of Imam Ash-Shafi^yy, may Allah raise his rank: He died in Rajab 204 H. at the age of 54. He was buried in Egypt.
  • The Death of An-Najashiyy, the King of Abyssinia: Ashamah an-Najashiyy who was a pious Muslim died in Rajab, year 9 H.
  • The Death of Caliph ^Umar Ibn ^Abdil-^Aziz: Our great Master ^Umar Ibn ^Abdil-^Aziz died five days before the end Rajab, year 111 H at the age of 39.
  • The miracle of Al Isra and Al-Mi^raj (The night journey and the ascension of prophet Muhammad) On Rajab 27.

Sha^ban


Ramadan


  • Conquest of Makkah: In Ramadan, year 8 H., the Muslims under the command of Prophet Muhammad conquered Makkah. The idols in the Ka^bah were destroyed.
  • The Battle of Badr: It took place on the 17th of Ramadan, year 2 H. 14 of the Muslims were martyred, 6 of the Muhajirun (Immigrants from Makkah) and 8 from the Ansar (Companions of al-Madinah).
  • Conquest of Al-'Andalus (Spain): 28 Ramadan the year 92 H.
  • Zakah of Fitr: Zakah of Fitr was ordained two days before the ^Id of the year 2 H.

Shawwal


  • ^dul-Fitr Al-Mubarak: On the first day of Shawwal
  • The Battle of Al-Khandaq or Al-'Ahzab: It took place on the 15th of Shawwal, year 4 H
  • The Battle of Uhud: It took place in Shawwal, year 3 H. In this battle, Hamzah, may Allah raise his rank, (the uncle of Prophet Muhammad peace be upon him), died as a martyr.
  • The Battle of Al-Khandaq or Al-'Ahzab: It took place on the 15th of Shawwal, year 4 H
  • The Battle of Hunayn: It took place in Shawwal, year 8 H.

Dhul-Qa^dah


  • The Small Battle of Badr: It took place in Dhul-Qa^dah, year 3 H.
  • The Battle of Banu Quraydhah: It took place 7 nights before the end of Dhul-Qa^dah, year 5 H.
  • Hajjatul-Wada^ (The Final Pilgrimage of the Prophet): In the year 10 H., the Prophet, Peace be upon him, went to the Honorable Makkah for his final Pilgrimage. That was Thursday, 6 days before the end of month Dhul-Qa^dah. The Prophet did not perform Hajj afterwards.

Dhul-Hijjah


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