On This Day

311 AD in History

Events in History

  • Apr 30 Roman Emperor Galerius issues Edict of Toleration, ending persecution of Christians in the Roman Empire
  • Jul 2 St Miltiades begins his reign as Catholic Pope

Deaths in History

  • May 5 Galerius, Emperor of Rome (305-311) ended persecution of Christianity in the East, dies of disease
  • Nov 25 Peter of Alexandria, Christian martyr

Person of interestDiocletian

Dec 3 Diocletian, Roman Emperor (284-305), dies at 66

Roman Emperor Diocletian
Roman Emperor