264 in history

Died in 264

Mar 22 Pope Dionysius of Alexandria Saint Dionysius of Alexandria, named "the Great," 14th Pope of Alexandria & Patriarch of the See of Mark from December 28th, 248 until his death on March 22nd, 264 after seventeen years as a bishop. He was the first Pope to hold the title "the Great". Dionysius' large surviving correspondence provides most of our information about him. Only one original letter survives to this day; the remaining letters are excerpted in the works of Eusebius
Sep 3 Sun Xiu the third emperor of the state of Eastern Wu during the Three Kingdoms period.