Thursday, December 31, 2015

History Trivia - Commodus assassinated

December 31

 192 The Roman emperor Commodus, whose brutal reign ended 90 years of peaceful prosperity, was assassinated. 

870 Skirmish at Englefield: Ethelred of Wessex beat the Danish invasion army. 

1502  Cesare Borgia (son of pope Alexander VI) occupied Urbino (walled city in the Marche region of Italy).

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