On This Day

What Happened on March 15, 493 AD

Historical Events

  • Theodoric the Great, King of the Ostrogoths, murders King Odoacer of Italy with his sword at a banquet in Ravenna

Famous Deaths

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

About March 15, 493 AD

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 1527 years, 8 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Pisces