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Year of the Water Pig癸亥( at the beginning of the year Water Dog壬戌)
Syria: 614/615 ( year in October )
Politics and World Affairs
- February 23: Emperor Diocletian shall, after fifty years of tolerance edict for persecution of Christians in the Roman Empire. It forbids Christian worship services, orders the destruction of churches and detention Christian state officials and imposed the death penalty on all Christians who continued the imperial cult - the only prescribed in Rome religious act - deny. It comes to violent wave of persecution of Roman history.
- The insurgent Cheng- Han conquer the Chinese provincial capital Chengdu.
- The 299 completed Galerius in Thessaloniki is consecrated.
- Cao Huang, former Emperor of China ( * 246)
- Cosmas and Damian, Christian martyrs
- Erasmus of Antioch, Christian Martyr (c. 240)
- Expedit, Christian martyr
- 303 or 304: 13 August: Kassian, Christian martyr
- 303 or 304: Eugenius, Roman usurper
- For 303: April 23: George, Christian martyr
- To 303: Bacchus, Christian martyr
- To 303: Firmin the Elder of Amiens, Christian martyr (c. 272)
- To 303: Justus of Trieste, Christian martyr
- To 303 Sergios, Christian martyr