630 in history

630 events chronologically

Mar 21 Emperor Heraclius returns the True Cross, one of the holiest Christian relics, to Jerusalem
Dec 11 Muhammad leads an army of 10,000 to conquer Mecca

Born in 630

Nov 7 Constans II Byzantine Emperor from 641 to 668. He was the last emperor to serve as consul, in 642. Constans is a diminutive nickname given to the Emperor, who had been baptized Herakleios and reigned officially as Constantine. The nickname established itself in Byzantine texts and has become standard in modern historiography