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What Happened on September 4, 476 AD

Historical Events


Coup d'├ętatEnd of the Western Roman Empire

Romulus Augustulus, last Western Roman Emperor, abdicates after forces led by Odoacer invade Rome. Traditional end of the Western Roman Empire

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The last Western Roman Emperor, Romulus Augustulus, abdicates the crown in favor of the barbarian king Odoacer
The last Western Roman Emperor, Romulus Augustulus, abdicates the crown in favor of the barbarian king Odoacer
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About September 4, 476 AD

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 1544 years, 5 months and 23 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Virgo