Sunday, June 3, 2012
June 3, 350 Roman usurper Nepotianus, of the Constantinian dynasty, proclaimed himself Roman Emperor, entering Rome at the head of a group of gladiators. 1083 Henry IV of Germany stormed Rome, capturing St Peter's Cathedral. 1098 First Crusade: Antioch fell to the crusaders after an eight-month siege. 1162 Thomas À Becket consecrated Archbishop of Canterbury.