32 Emperor Otho (second emperor
of the Year of the Four Emperors) was born.
His reign lasted three months - January 15 - April 16, 69.
Constantius II, after dealing with the Franks, visited Rome before moving his
army north to campaign against the Sarmatians, Suevi and the Quadi along the
Danube. Constantius spent most of his reign quelling uprisings throughout the
Roman Empire, succumbing to a fever in the winter of 361 at Mopsucrene (central
585 War between Lydia (modern Turkish provinces of Manisa and inland
İzmir) and Media (modern northwest Iran) ended by solar eclipse.
Assassination of Conrad of Montferrat (Conrad I), King of Jerusalem, in Tyre,
two days after his title to the throne was confirmed by election.
Edward IV of England was born. The first half of his rule was marred by the
violence associated with the Wars of the Roses, but he overcame the Lancastrian
challenge to this throne at Tewkesbury in 1471 to reign in peace until his