May 10, 70 Siege of Jerusalem: Titus, son of Emperor Vespasian, opened a full-scale assault on Jerusalem and attacked the city's Third Wall to the northwest. 238 Gaius Julius Verus Maximinus, the Thracian, Roman Emperor, was murdered. 946 Agapetus II elected pope. His pontificate is noted for the spread of Christianity in Denmark. 1291 Scottish nobles recognized the authority of Edward I of England.