What Happened in June 68 AD

Historical Events

  • Jun 8 Roman Senate accepts emperor Galba

Roman Empire

Jun 9 Roman Emperor Nero commits suicide, imploring his secretary Epaphroditos to slit his throat to evade a Senate-imposed death by flogging

Victory in Battle

Jun 21 Roman General Vespasian conquers Jericho during the Great Jewish Revolt


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Famous Deaths

Nero

Jun 9 Nero, Emperor of Rome (54-68), commits suicide at 31