On This Day

What Happened on June 9, 68 AD

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Roman Emperor Nero
Roman Emperor
Nero

Famous Deaths


Person of interestNero

Claudius Nero, Roman emperor (54-68), commits suicide at 31

Roman Emperor Nero
Roman Emperor
Nero