On This Day

What Happened in 68 AD

Historical Events in 68 AD

  • Jun 8 Rome Senate accepts emperor Galba
  • Jun 9 Roman Emperor Nero commits suicide, imploring his secretary Epaphroditos to slit his throat to evade a Senate-imposed death by flogging
  • Jun 21 Roman General Vespasian conquers Jericho during the Great Jewish Revolt