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Twelfth Council of Toledo: King Erwig of the Visigoths initiates a council in which he implements diverse measures against the Jews in Spain. (9. January 681)

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)

The Rashidun Caliphate ends with the death of Ali. (27. January 661)

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

Traditional date for the foundation of Japan by Emperor Jimmu. (11. February 660. BC)

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 Tenmu of Japan assumes the Chrysanthemum throne at the Palace of Kiyomihara in Asuka. (20. March 673)

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 Yuknoom Yich'aak K'ahk' assumes the crown of Calakmul. (3. April 686)

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)

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