636 in history

636 events chronologically

Aug 15 Arab–Byzantine wars: The Battle of Yarmouk between Byzantine Empire and Rashidun Caliphate begins
Aug 20 Battle of Yarmouk: Arab forces led by Khalid ibn al-Walid take control of Syria and Palestine away from the Byzantine Empire, marking the first great wave of Muslim conquests and the rapid advance of Islam outside Arabia
Nov 19 The Rashidun Caliphate defeated the Sasanian Empire at the Battle of al-Qādisiyyah in Iraq

Died in 636

Apr 4 Isidore of Seville considered, as the 19th-century historian Montalembert put it in an oft-quoted phrase, "The last scholar of the ancient world".