On This Day

563 AD in History

Events in History


TurkeyHagia Sophia

Dec 24 The Byzantine church Hagia Sophia in Constantinople is dedicated for the second time after being destroyed by earthquakes.
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Hagia Sophia in Istanbul, Turkey
Hagia Sophia in Istanbul, Turkey

Birthdays in History

  • Apr 8 Gautama Buddha's birthday, the founder of Buddhism, is commonly celebrated on this day (or May)