|Centuries:||6th century – 7th century – 8th century|
|Decades:||590s 600s 610s – 620s – 630s 640s 650s|
|Years:||621 622 623 – 624 – 625 626 627|
|624 by topic|
|State leaders – Sovereign states|
|Birth and death categories|
|Births – Deaths|
|Establishment and disestablishment categories|
|Establishments – Disestablishments|
|Ab urbe condita||1377|
|Chinese calendar||癸未年 (Water Goat)
3320 or 3260
— to —
甲申年 (Wood Monkey)
3321 or 3261
|- Vikram Samvat||680–681|
|- Shaka Samvat||546–547|
|- Kali Yuga||3725–3726|
|Minguo calendar||1288 before ROC
|Seleucid era||935/936 AG|
|Thai solar calendar||1166–1167|
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Year 624 (DCXXIV) was a leap year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar. The denomination 624 for this year has been used since the early medieval period, when the Anno Domini calendar era became the prevalent method in Europe for naming years.
- Byzantine–Sassanid War: Emperor Heraclius advances with an expeditionary force (40,000 men) along the Araxes River, destroying the fortress city of Dvin, capital of Armenia, and Nakhchivan (modern Azerbaijan). At Ganzak, Heraclius defeats the Persian army and destroys the famous fire temple at Takht-e Soleymān, an important Zoroastrian shrine. He winters his army in Caucasian Albania to gather forces for the next year.
- Winter – King Khosrau II, withdrawing most of his troops from Chalcedon (Anatolia), he assembles three armies to trap and destroy Heraclius' forces. The Persians go into winter quarters nearby, but Heraclius attacks them at Tigranakert (Western Armenia). Routing the forces of the generals Shahin Vahmanzadegan and Shahraplakan. The Byzantines destroy their baggage train.
- The Visigoths under king Suintila recapture the Byzantine territories of Spania (Andalusia) after 70 years of occupation. Only the Balearic Islands stay a part of the Byzantine Empire.
- Eorpwald succeeds his father Rædwald as king (bretwalda) of the independent Kingdom of East Anglia (approximate date).
- March 13 – Battle of Badr: Muhammad and some 300 of his followers surprise a reinforced Meccan caravan at Badr (Saudi Arabia) returning from Syria and defeat about 1,000 Meccans. After having heard that clan leader Abu Sufyan is escorting a rich trade caravan, Muhammad have filled the wells along its route (southwest of Medina) with sand in order to lure him into battle.
- The Yiwen Leiju encyclopedia is completed during the Tang Dynasty by the Chinese calligrapher Ouyang Xun.
- Justus becomes Archbishop of Canterbury, receiving his pallium — symbol of the jurisdiction entrusted to archbishops. He oversees the despatch of missionaries to Northumbria (Northern England).
- Abū Lahab, uncle of Muhammad (approximate date)
- March 17 – Amr ibn Hishām, Arab polytheist
- Du Fuwei, rebel leader during the Sui Dynasty (b. 598)
- Fu Gongshi, rebel leader during the Sui Dynasty
- Gao Kaidao, rebel leader during the Sui Dynasty
- April 24 – Mellitus, Archbishop of Canterbury
- Rædwald, king of East Anglia (approximate date)
- Ruqayyah, daughter of Muhammad (approximate date)
- Umayyah ibn Khalaf, clan leader of the Quraish
- Utba ibn Rabi'ah, clan leader of the Quraish
- Kaegi, Walther Emil (2003), Heraclius, Emperor of Byzantium, Cambridge University Press, p. 127. ISBN 0-521-81459-6
- Kaegi, Walther Emil (2003), Heraclius, Emperor of Byzantium, Cambridge University Press, p. 128. ISBN 0-521-81459-6
- Kaegi, Walther Emil (2003), Heraclius, Emperor of Byzantium, Cambridge University Press, p. 129. ISBN 0-521-81459-6
- Fryde, E.B. (1996), "Handbook of British Chronology" (Third revised ed.). Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, p. 213. ISBN 0-521-56350-X