Saturday, August 1, 2015

History Trivia - Octavian enters Alexandria, Egypt,

August 1

30 BC – Octavian (later known as Augustus) entered Alexandria, Egypt, bringing it under the control of the Roman Republic.

10 BC, Claudius I, Emperor of Rome AD 41-54 was born. He built Rome's harbor at Ostia and conquered parts of England and Thrace (the Balkins).

 1086 - Results of the Domesday inquiry presented to William the Conqueror in Salisbury (the date of compilation and the Great Domesday are historically contestable).

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