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Timeline of the Battle of Ashura

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Year 60/680

Date Event
Rajab 15 (April 24) The death of Mu'awiya
Rajab 28 (Sunday eve) (May 7) Imam al-Husayn (a) left Medina
Sha'ban 3 (Jum'a eve) (May 12) Imam al-Husayn (a) entered Mecca
Ramadan 10 (June 17) Imam al-Husayn (a) received the letters of people of Kufa from 'Abd Allah b. Misma' Hamdani and 'Abd Allah b. Wal
Ramadan 12 (June 19) Imam al-Husayn (a) received 150 letters of people of Kufa from Qays b. Mushir al-Saydawi, 'Abd al-Rahman b. 'Abd Allah al-Arhabi and 'Umarat b. 'Abd Allah al-Saluli
Ramadan 14 (June 21) Imam al-Husayn (a) received the letters of elites and people of Kufa from Hani b. Hani al-Sabi'i and Sa'id b. 'Abd Allah al-Hanafi
Ramadan 15 (June 22) Muslim b. 'Aqil left Mecca toward Kufa by Imam's order
Shawwal 5 (July 12) Muslim b. 'Aqil entered Kufa
Dhu l-Hijja 8 (Tuesday) (September 12) Imam al-Husayn (a) left Mecca
Dhu l-Hijja 8 (September 12) Muslim b. 'Aqil's uprising in Kufa
Dhu l-Hijja 9 (September 13) Martyrdom of Muslim b. 'Aqil

Year 61/680

Date Event
Muharram 2 (October 5) Imam al-Husayn (a) entered Karbala.
Muharram 3 (October 6) 'Umar b. Sa'd entered Karbala commanding an army of 4 thousand.
Muharram 6 (October 9) Habib b. Muzahir encouraged his tribe, Banu Asad, to help Imam al-Husayn (a), but they were prevented from reaching the Imam's army.
Muharram 7 (October 10) Imam al-Husayn (a) was denied access to water.
Muharram 9 (October 12) The day of Tasu'a. Shimr b. Dhi l-Jawshan entered Karbala.
Muharram 9 (October 12) 'Umar b. Sa'd wanted to launch the attack against Imam al-Husayn (a) but Imam al-Husayn asked for respite.
Muharram 10 (October 13) The day of 'Ashura'. The event of 'Ashura' took place. Imam al-Husayn (a), his family and companions were martyred.
Muharram 11 (October 14) Captives of Karbala (Imam al-Husayn's (a) progeny) were moved toward Kufa.
Muharram 11 (October 14) Banu Asad buried martyrs of Karbala.
Safar 1 (November 3) Imam al-Husayn's (a) progeny and Imam al-Husayn's (a) head entered Damascus.
Safar 20 (November 22) The day of Arba'in. Imam al-Husayn's (a) progeny went back to Karbala

Imam al-Husayn's (a) progeny returned from Damascus to Medina (according to some narrations)