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Historical Events in 303 AD

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Feb 23 Roman Emperor Diocletian begins his policy of persecuting Christians, razing the church at Nicomedia

Roman Emperor Diocletian
Roman Emperor
Diocletian
  • Feb 24 1st official Roman edict for persecution of Christians issued by Emperor Diocletian
  • Mar 4 Martyrdom of Saint Adrian of Nicomedia.
  • Sep 25 On a voyage preaching the gospel, Saint Fermin of Pamplona is beheaded in Amiens, France.