652 in history

Born in 652

Aug 12 Ségéne mac Fiachnaí the fifth abbot of the Iona Abbey in Scotland.

Died in 652

Sep 2 Abu Sufyan ibn Harb the leader of the Quraish tribe of Mecca. He was a staunch opponent of the Islamic prophet Muhammad before accepting Islam and becoming a Muslim warrior later in his life. His mother, Safia, is the paternal aunt of Maymuna bint al-Harith
Sep 22 Emmeram of Regensburg born in Poitiers and was a Christian bishop and a martyr. He died circa 652 and is buried in Emmeram's in Regensburg, Germany. His feast day in the Catholic calendar of saints is 22 September