Centuries: 5th century - 6th century - 7th century
- January 1 - Flavius Basilius Junior appointed as consul in Constantinople, the last person to hold this office
- January 2 - Earthquake strikes Laodicea.
- Plague appears in Egypt, spreading the following year to Constantinople.
- Totila becomes king of the Ostrogoths.
- Ildibad, king of the Ostrogoths\n