June 26 : Today in History ” 68 major events that happened”

4 AD – Augustus adopts Tiberius. 221 – Roman emperor Elagabalus adopts his cousin Alexander Severus as his heir and


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June 24 : Today in History ” 56 events that happened”

1312 BC – Mursili II launches a campaign against the Kingdom of Azzi-Hayasa. 217 BC – The Romans, led by


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June 11 : Today in History : “56 events that happened”

1184 BC – Trojan War: Troy is sacked and burned, according to calculations by Eratosthenes. 173 – Marcomannic Wars: The


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May 11 : Today in History ” 42 events that happened today”

330 – Byzantium is renamed Nova Roma during a dedication ceremony, but it is more popularly referred to as Constantinople.868


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May 7 : Today in History “46 events that happened”

453 BC – Spring and Autumn period: The house of Zhao defeats the house of Zhi, ending the Battle of


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May 5 : Today in History ” 53 events that happened”

553 – The Second Council of Constantinople begins. 1215 – Rebel barons renounce their allegiance to King John of England


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May 4 : Today in History ” 46 events that happened today”

1256 – The Augustinian monastic order is constituted at the Lecceto Monastery when Pope Alexander IV issues a papal bull


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April 21 : Today in History ” 48 events that happened today”

753 BC – Romulus founds Rome (traditional date). 43 BC – Battle of Mutina: Mark Antony is again defeated in


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April 19 : Today in History “40 events that happened”

AD 65 – The freedman Milichus betrays Piso’s plot to kill the Emperor Nero and all the conspirators are arrested.


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April 12 Today in History ” 39 events that happened”

238 – Gordian II loses the Battle of Carthage against the Numidian forces loyal to Maximinus Thrax and is killed.


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