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Years: 58 59 606162 63 64

61 AH is one of the most important years in Lunar Hijri calendar. In this year the tragedy of Karbala took place during which Imam al-Husayn (a), the third Imam of Twelver Shia and his companions were martyred in a battle with the army of 'Umar b. Sa'd.

The year 61 AH started on Monday, October 4, 680; and ended on Thursday, September 22, 680.