On This Day

535 AD in History

Events in History

  • May 8 John II's reign as Catholic Pope ends
  • May 13 St Agapitus I begins his reign as Catholic Pope
  • Dec 31 Byzantine General Belisarius completes the conquest of Sicily, defeating Ostrogothic garrison of Syracuse, and ending his consulship for the year

Deaths in History

  • Apr 30 Amalaswintha, queen of Ostrogoths, murdered in the bath at about 37
  • May 8 John [Mercurius], Italian Pope (533-35), dies
  • Jun 5 Epiphanius of Constantinople, patriarch of Constantinople
  • Aug 20 Mochta of Louth, disciple of St. Patrick
  • Dec 17 Emperor Ankan of Japan (b. 466)