Tuesday, June 9, 2015

History Trivia - Roman emperor Nero deposed

June 9

411 BC Coup in Athens succeeded, forming a short-lived oligarchy.

68 The Roman emperor Nero was deposed and committed suicide, ending the Julian-Claudian imperial dynasty.

 1549 Thomas Cranmer, Archbishop of Canterbury, issued The Protestant Book of Common Prayer, sparking a Catholic peasant rebellion.

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