Events of the Month of Muharram
2nd – Imam Husayn (pbuh), his progeny and companions arrived at Karbala in year 60 A.H.
3rd – Salvation of Prophet Yusuf (pbuh) from the well occurred on this day. Umar bun Sa’ad arrived in Karbala on the third of Muharram with four thousand warriors to fight Imam Husayn (pbuh).
5th – Prophet Musa (pbuh) crossed the sea in this month when it had been parted for him and Firawn and his army drowned in it.
7th – It was on this day Allah spoke to Prophet Musa son of Imran (pbuh) on the mountain. Umar ibn Sa’ad authorized Amr bun Al-Hajaj to take charge of guarding the river Al-Alqami for preventing Imam Husayn (pbuh) from reaching to it.
9th – Imam Husayn (pbuh) was surrounded like a circle from all sides by the horses of people of Sham. This was done with the leadership of Umar ibn Sa’ad.
10th – ASHURA – 61 A.H.
11th – Umar ibn Sa’ad’s soldiers marched the captives of the Holy Prophecy’s progeny – from Karbala to Kufa.
25th – Imam Zaynul Aabideen (pbuh) achieved martyrdom on this date and was buried in Baqee’.