Monday, December 21, 2015

History Trivia - Roman Empire - Year of the four emperors

December 21

 69 the end of the Year of the four emperors: Following Galba, Otho and Vitellius, Vespasian became the fourth Emperor of Rome within a year. 

882 Hincmar of Reims died. As archbishop of Reims, Hincmar was one of the most influential political and ecclesiastical figures of Carolingian Europe.  

1118 Thomas A. Becket was born. 

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