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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June 10 : Today in History ” 53 events that happened”

671 – Emperor Tenji of Japan introduces a water clock (clepsydra) called Rokoku. The instrument, which measures time and indicates


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June 9 : Today in History “44 events that happened”

411 BC – The Athenian coup succeeds, forming a short-lived oligarchy. AD 53 – The Roman emperor Nero marries Claudia


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June 6 : Today in History “51 events that happened”

913 – Emperor Alexander III dies of exhaustion while playing the game tzykanion (Byzantine name for polo). He is succeeded


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June 4 : Today in History ” 53 events that happened”

AD 70 – Titus and his Roman legions breach the middle wall of Jerusalem in the Siege of Jerusalem. 754


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June 4 : Today in History “47 events that happened”

1411 – King Charles VI granted a monopoly for the ripening of Roquefort cheese to the people of Roquefort-sur-Soulzon as


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Today in History : Today in History ” 43 events that happened”

350 – The Roman usurper Nepotianus, of the Constantinian dynasty, proclaims himself Roman emperor, entering Rome at the head of


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June 2 : Today in History ” 35 events that happened”

455 – Sack of Rome: Vandals enter Rome, and plunder the city for two weeks 1010 – The Battle of


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May 31 : Today in History ” 40 events that happened”

455 – Emperor Petronius Maximus is stoned to death by an angry mob while fleeing Rome. 1223 – Mongol invasion


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May 30 : Today in History “55 events that happened”

AD 70 – Siege of Jerusalem: Titus and his Roman legions breach the Second Wall of Jerusalem. Jewish defenders retreat


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