On This Day

What Happened in 526 AD

Historical Events in 526 AD

  • Jul 12 St Felix IV begins his reign as Catholic Pope
  • Nov 29 A possible date for the Antioch earthquake in present-day Syria (then the Byzantine Empire) which killed 200,000 people

Famous People Who Died in 526 AD

  • May 18 John I, Pope (523-26), dies
  • Aug 30 Theodorik the Great, King of Ostrogoten (b. 454)