Find out what all happened in the first half of the 7. century

Clovis II, king of Neustria and Burgundy, is crowned. (19. January 639)

Conquest of Kucha: The forces of Kucha surrender after a forty-day siege led by Tang Dynasty general Ashina She'er, establishing Tang control over the northern Tarim Basin in Xinjiang. (19. January 649)

King Chindasuinth, at the urging of bishop Braulio of Zaragoza, crowns his son Recceswinth as co-ruler of the Visigothic Kingdom. (20. January 649)

Constantine (8-month-old) is crowned as co-emperor (Caesar) by his father Heraclius at Constantinople. (22. January 613)

Battle of Dathin: Rashidun forces under Yazid ibn Abi Sufyan defeat the Christian Arabs around Gaza (Palestine). (4. February 634)

Khosrau II is overthrown by his son Kavadh II. (25. February 628)

Khosrau II is executed by Mihr Hormozd under the orders of Kavadh II. (28. February 628)

The Last Sermon (Khutbah, Khutbatul Wada') of Prophet Muhammad. (9. March 632)

Battle of Badr: a key battle between Muhammad's army – the new followers of Islam and the Quraish of Mecca. The Muslims won this battle, known as the turning point of Islam, which took place in the Hejaz region of western Arabia. (13. March 624)

Led by Muhammad, the Muslims of Medina defeat the Quraysh of Mecca in the Battle of Badr. (17. March 624)

Ridda Wars: The Arabian Peninsula is united under the central authority of Caliph Abu Bakr. (18. March 633)

Emperor Heraclius returns the True Cross, one of the holiest Christian relics, to Jerusalem. (21. March 630)

Battle of the Trench: Muhammad successfully withstands a siege for 27 days at Medina (Saudi Arabia) by Meccan forces under Abu Sufyan. (31. March 627)

Maya king Uneh Chan of Calakmul sacks rival city-state Palenque in southern Mexico. (7. April 611)

King Charibert II is assassinated at Blaye (Gironde)—possibly on orders of his half-brother Dagobert I—along with his infant son Chilperic. He claims Aquitaine and Gascony, becoming the most powerful Merovingian king in the West. (8. April 632)

King Edwin of Northumbria is converted to Christianity by Paulinus, bishop of York. (12. April 627)

Shahrbaraz is crowned as king of the Sasanian Empire. (27. April 629)

Chindasuinth is proclaimed king by the Visigothic nobility and bishops. (30. April 642)

Battle of Hulao: Li Shimin, the son of the Chinese emperor Gao Zu, defeats the numerically superior forces of Dou Jiande near the Hulao Pass (Henan). This victory decides the outcome of the civil war that followed the Sui Dynasty's collapse in favour of the Tang Dynasty. (28. May 621)

Muhammad, Islamic prophet, dies in Medina and is succeeded by Abu Bakr who becomes the first caliph of the Rashidun Caliphate. (8. June 632)

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