Major Events in the Life of Prophet Muhammad
Event Date
Birth of Prophet Muhammad (P.B.U.H.).
Year of the Elephant. Invasion of Makkah by Abraha the Viceroy of Yemen, his retreat.
570 A.D.
The Holy Prophet visits Madina with his mother.
Death of his mother.
576 A.D.
Death of 'Abd Al-Muttalib (Prophet's Grandfather) 578 A.D.
The Holy Prophet's journey to Syria (with his Uncle Abu Talib).
His meeting with the monk Bahira at Basra who foretells of his prophethood.
582 A.D.
The Holy Prophet participates in the Battle of Fijár. 585 A.D.
The Holy Prophet becomes the Manager of the business of Lady Khadija, and leads her trade caravan to Syria and back. 594 A.D.
Alliance of Fudül 595 A.D.
Marriage to Khadijah 595 A.D.
The Holy Prophet arbitrates in a dispute among the Quraish about the placing of the Black Stone in the Kaaba. 605 A.D.
First Revelation in the cave at Mt. Hira.
The Holy Prophet is commissioned as the Messenger of God.
610 A.D.
Invitation to the Hashimites to accept Islam 613 A.D.
Declaration, inviting the general public to Islam 613 A.D.
Emigration of Muslims to Abyssinia 615 A.D.
Second Hijrah to Abysinnia 616 A.D.
Embargo and Boycott of Banu Hashim (Prophet's Family) by Quraysh 617 - 620 A.D.
Death of Abu Talib (Prophet's Uncle) 620 A.D.
Death of Lady Khadijah 620 A.D.
Mir'aj (Ascention) 621 A.D.
First Pledge of Aqaba 621 A.D.
Second Pledge of Aqaba 622 A.D.
Prophet's Emigration to Yathrib (Madinah) 12th Rabi'al Awwal, 1 A.H. 622 A.D.
Treaty with Jews and Non-Muslims in Madinah 1 A.H. 622 A.D.
The Change of Qiblah Rajab, 2 A.H. 624 A.D.
Battle of Badr 17th Ramadan, 2 A.H. 624 A.D.
Dispute with Banu Qainuqa Jews Shawwal, 2 A.H. 624 A.D.
Marriage of Fatimah, Prophet's Youngest Daughter 15th Rajab, 2 A.H. 624 A.D.
Battle of Uhud 15th Shawwal, 3 A.H. 625 A.D.
Tribe of Bani Asad tried to invade Madinah Muharram, 4 A.H. 625 A.D.
Sufyan bin Khalid of the Bani Lahyan tribe prepared to attack Madinah Muharram, 4 A.H. 625 A.D.
Treachery at Bir Ma'una Safar, 4 A.H. 625 A.D.
Battle of Khandque or Ahzab (Trench, Defense of Madinah) Shawwal and Dhul 5 A.H. 627 A.D.
Treaty of Hudaibiyah Dhul Qa'dah, 6 A.H. 628 A.D.
Expedition to Khaibar Muharram-Safar, 7 A.H. 628 A.D.
Battle of Moota Jamadi-ul-Awwal, 8 A.H. 629 A.D.
Conquest of Makkah Ramadan, 8 A.H. 629 A.D.
Battle of Hunain 8 A.H. 629 A.D.
Siege of Tâeef 8 A.H. 629 A.D.
Expedition of Tabouk Rajab, 9 A.H. 630 A.D.
"The Year of Deputations" 9 A.H. 630 A.D.
Ali (a.s.) Sent to Yemen 10 A.H. 631 A.D.
Last Revelation Dhul Hijjah, 10 A.H. 631 A.D.
Hajjat al-Wada (Farewell Pilgrimage) Dhul Hijjah, 10 A.H. 631 A.D.
Death of Prophet Muhammad (P.B.U.H.) 28th Safar, A.H. 632 A.D.