Important Events that featured that Year
During this year
many events of great significance took place. They were:
- After the Messenger’s return
from Tabuk, the sworn allegation of infidelity [In
case of an infidelity accusation that lacks evidence, both
husband and wife swear by Allah that they are innocent and did
not commit infidelity. The Husband invokes Allah's curses on
himself if he is lying and the women invokes Allah's wrath on
her if she is lying] between ‘Uwaimir Al-‘Ajlani and
his wife took place.
- Pelting with stones the
Ghamidiyah woman who confessed committing adultery. She was
pelted with stones only after weaning her child off her breast
- Negus Ashama; the king of
Abyssinia (Ethiopia), died so the Prophet [pbuh] performed
prayer in absentia for him.
- The death of Umm Kulthum, the
daughter of the Prophet [pbuh], the Prophet felt extremely sad
at her death. "Had I got a third daughter, I would let you
marry her." He said to ‘Uthman.
- The death of ‘Abdullah bin Abi
Salool, the head of hypocrites, after the Prophet’s return
from Tabuk. The Messenger of Allâh [pbuh] asked Allâh’s
forgiveness for him. He also prayed for him in spite of
‘Umar’s disapproval and his attempt to prevent him from
doing that. Later on a Qur’ânic verse was revealed attesting
to ‘Umar’s right viewpoint.