230 in history

230 events chronologically

Jul 21 Pope Pontian succeeds Urban I as the eighteenth pope

Died in 230

May 23 Pope Urban I Bishop of Rome or pope from 222 to 23 May 230. He was born in Rome and succeeded Pope Callixtus I, who had been martyred. It was previously believed for centuries that Urban I was also martyred. However, recent historical discoveries now lead scholars to believe that he died of natural causes