What Happened In History Year 533
Historical Events for the Year 533
- 2nd January » Mercurius becomes Pope John II, the first pope to adopt a new name upon elevation to the Pope called papacy.
- 21st June » A Byzantine expeditionary fleet under Belisarius sails from Constantinople to attack the Vandals in Africa (Roman province) e.g Africa, via Greece and Sicily.
- 9th September » A Byzantine army of 15,000 men under Belisarius lands at Chebba e.g Caput Vada (modern Tunisia) and marches to Carthage.
- 13th September » Belisarius of the Byzantine Empire defeats Gelimer and the Vandals at the Battle of Ad Decimum, near Carthage, North Africa.
- 15th December » Vandalic War: Byzantine Empire or Byzantine general Belisarius defeats the Vandals, commanded by King Gelimer, at the Battle of Tricamarum.
Famous Deaths in History for 533
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