On This Day in History for July 1

Events in History

  • 69 Batavian nobleman Gaius Julius Civilis proclaimed emperor of Syria
  • 69 Roman General Vespasian is first proclaimed Emperor by troops in Egypt, during year of the four emperors
  • 70 Roman General Titus and his forces set up battering rams to assault the walls of Jerusalem
  • 251 The Battle of Abrittus in the Balkans won by the Goths against the Romans. Roman Emperors Decius and Herennius Etruscus are killed
  • 649 Pope Martinus I elected to succeed Theodore I
  • 1097 1st Crusaders defeat Sultan Kilidj Arslan of Nicea
  • 1200 In China, sunglasses are invented
  • 1233 Earl Otto II van Gelre grants Arnhem state justice
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