Friday, January 16, 2015

History Trivia - Ostrogoths conquer Rome

January 16

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 Isaurian garrison.

 1245 Edmund 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 Papacy.

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.

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