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Historical Events in 68 AD

  • Jun 8 Rome Senate accepts emperor Galba

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 9 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

Victory in battleVictory in Battle

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

Roman Emperor Vespasian
Roman Emperor