Sunday, February 23, 2014

History Trivia - Roman Emperor Diocletian orders a general persecution of the Christians

February 23

303 Roman Emperor Diocletian ordered a general persecution of the Christians.

532 work began on the third Cathedral of Santa Sophia in Constantinople.

1447 Humphrey Plantagenet, Duke of Gloucester and fourth son of Henry IV, brother of Henry V, died. 

1455  Johannes Gutenberg prints 1st book, Bible (estimated date).

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