On This Day

558 AD in History

Events in History


TurkeyHagia Sophia

May 7 In Constantinople, the dome of the Hagia Sophia collapses. Justinian I immediately orders the dome rebuilt.

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Hagia Sophia in Istanbul, Turkey
Hagia Sophia in Istanbul, Turkey
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Deaths in History

  • Dec 23 Childebert, king of France (511-58), dies at about 62