On This Day

March 15, 493 AD in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History

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

Deaths in History

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