On This Day

Year 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

Historical Figures Who Died in 440 AD

  • Feb 17 St. Mesrop Mashtots, Armenian monk, theologian and linguist known for inventing the Armenian alphabet in c.‚ÄČ405 AD, dies (b. 361/362)
  • Aug 18 Sixtus III, Italian Pope (432-40), dies