On This Day

What Happened in 533 AD

Historical Events in 533 AD

  • Jan 2 John II begins his reign as Catholic Pope
  • Sep 13 General Belisarius of the Byzantine Empire defeats Gelimer and the Vandals at the Battle of Ad Decimium, near Carthage, North Africa
  • Oct 15 Byzantine General Belisarius makes his formal entry into Carthage, having conquered it from the Vandals
  • Dec 15 Byzantine General Belisarius defeats the Vandals, under King Gelimer, at the Battle of Ticameron

Famous People Who Died in 533 AD

  • Jan 13 Remigius van Reims, 1st bishop of Reims (459-533)/saint, dies about 96