On This Day

258 AD in History

Events in History

  • Aug 6 Pope St Sixtus II beheaded in Rome under persecutions by Roman Emperor Valerian

Deaths in History

  • Aug 6 Saint Sixtus II, bishop of Rome (257-58), beheaded under orders of Emperor Valerian
  • Aug 10 Saint Lawrence, Christian martyr, burned to death
  • Sep 14 Thascius C Cyprian, Saint/Bishop of Carthage, dies at 58