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Events in History in 410 AD

Battle of InterestAlaric I Sacks Rome

Aug 24 Rome overrun by Visigoths under Alaric I for the first time in nearly 800 years, seen as the fall of the Western Roman Empire

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Visigoths led by Alaric I, sack Rome
Visigoths led by Alaric I, sack Rome
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