192 The Roman emperor Commodus, whose
brutal reign ended 90 years of peaceful prosperity, was assassinated.
Vandals, Alans and Suebians crossed the Rhine, which began an invasion of Gaul.
535 Byzantine General Belisarius completed the conquest of Sicily, defeating
the Ostrogothic garrison of Syracuse, and ending his consulship for the year.
870 Skirmish at Englefield: Ethelred of Wessex beat the Danish invasion army.