Why is there little or no history in shia hadith about the the birth place of Awn and Muhammad ibn jafar ibn Abu talib. There are many sources in sunni which places them as sahabi of the Prophet (sa) ...
As possibly many of you know, at the time of Imam Hussain (a.s.) there was a tragedy event which was and is famous as Battle-of-Karbala. For more info. you can read the following link: www.al-islam....
As it is considered as a famous Islamic epic event (especially for Shias), in those days of Mohram, Imam Hussein (a.s.) and his soldiers martyred in the battle of Karbala… and the tenth day of Moharam ...
Having in mind that Hussain was offspring of prophet Muhammad and Muslims knew about his virtues such as mentioned in this reference: وعن أبي سعيد قال قال النبي محمد (صلى الله عليه وآله وسلم): "...