363 Roman Emperor Julian attacked the Sassanid (Persian)
Empire with an army of 90,000in a campaign which would bring about his own
493 the German barbarian leader Odovacar (Odocacer), who had ended the
Western Roman Empire in 476, was executed at age 59 by the Ostrogoths.
1461 Henry VI was deposed by Duke of York
during the War of the Roses.