Kalends of January second feria, fifth of the moon. AD 440. [AM] 4644.
Decease of Xistus, bishop of the Roman Church, who lived 8 years and 27 days as bishop of the Church, as Bede narrates in his chronicle.
Some books state that Maine son of Niall perished this year.
St Augustine was taken from this life in the 76th year of his age and in the 40th of his episcopate. St Augustine flourished about AD 400.