On This Day

What Happened in December 274 AD

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Dec 25 Roman Emperor Aurelian dedicates a temple to Sol Invictus on the supposed day of the winter solstice and day of rebirth of the Sun.

Roman Emperor Aurelian
Roman Emperor
Aurelian

Famous Deaths

  • Dec 30 St Felix I, dies and ends his reign as Catholic Pope