On This Day

440 AD in History

Events in History

  • Aug 18 St Sixtus III ends his reign as Catholic Pope
  • Sep 29 Pope Leo I the Great, installed

Deaths in History

  • Feb 17 St. Mesrop Mashtots, Armenian monk, theologian and linguist known for inventing the Armenian alphabet in c. 405 AD, dies b. 361/362)
  • Aug 18 Sixtus III, Italian Pope (432-40), dies