On This Day

What Happened in March 493 AD

Historical Events

  • Mar 3 Ostrogoten King Theodorik the Great beats Odoaker
  • Mar 15 Theodoric the Great, King of the Ostrogoths, murders King Odoacer of Italy with his sword at a banquet in Ravenna

Famous Deaths

  • Mar 15 Odoacer [Odiaker] German army leader, King of Italy (476-93), murdered by Theodoric the Great at about 60