27 BC – The title Augustus was bestowed upon
Gaius Julius Caesar Octavian by the Roman Senate.
550 During the Gothic War
(535–552), the Ostrogoths conquered Rome after a long siege, by bribing the
Lancaster was born. Edmund was the founder of the House of Lancaster and son of
King Henry III of England and Eleanor of Provence.
1412 the Medici family was appointed official banker of the
1605 The first edition of El ingenioso
hidalgo Don Quijote de la Mancha (Book One of Don Quixote) by Miguel de
Cervantes was published in Madrid.