June 106 in history

Died in June 106

Jun 28 Pope Kedron of Alexandria 4th Pope of Alexandria & Patriarch of the See of Mark. When the priest and Bishops who served in the country learned that the Bishop Avilius, Patriarch of Alexandria had died, they grieved greatly and they gathered in the city of Alexandria to consult with the Christian people there, and they cast the ballot to find out who deserved to sit on the Throne of Alexandria. They all agreed, with the confirmation of God, to elect a righteous man named Kedronos. It was said that he was among those who had been baptized by Saint Mark, and he was enthroned Patriarch in the month of Babab , in the year 96 AD, during the reign of the Roman Emperor Trajan