In 1324 Mansa Musa traveled eastward with 60,000 servants richly dressed. He traveled to Cairo which was a very large city at that time and left a strong impression because of his generous gifts and expenditures. It stimulated the interest in this region of the world. Many people traveled to Africa in search of gold.
In the 1095 Pope Urban the ll became upset becuase of the prosicution of Christians in Jerusalem and wanted to take back the city. So he told soldiers that the Musslims were an accursed race and should be killed.
The catholic orthodox schism began in 1054 because of differences between the two religions. It is important because the split of the religions lead to more branches splitting and dividing into individual religions.
In 732 Islamic spread and expansion into western Europe was stopped when the musslims were defeated at the battel of Tours in France. This was important becuase life in western Europe could've dramatically changed if the spread of Islam had continued
Islamic Armies conquered the cities of Jerusalem and Damascas. This was important because these were the two main cities of Christians and Jews. They soon took over the citys and made them important Islamic cities.