On This Day

What Happened in 235 AD

Historical Events

  • Sep 28 Bishop of Rome Pontianus steps down
  • Sep 29 St Pontianus ends his reign as Catholic Pope
  • Nov 21 St Anterus begins his reign as Catholic Pope, will only rule for 40 days

Famous People Who Died in 235 AD

  • Mar 18 Marcus Aurelius Alexander, Syrian emperor of Rome (222-235), murdered
  • Sep 28 Pope Saint Pontian [Pontianus], Pope (230-235), dies [date disputed]