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Events in History in 456 AD

Snakes Alive! It's St Patrick's DaySnakes Alive! It's St Patrick's Day

Apr 5 Saint Patrick returns to Ireland as a missionary bishop

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St Patrick depicted with the snakes that he drove into the sea
St Patrick depicted with the snakes that he drove into the sea
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  • Oct 16 Magister militum Ricimer defeats the Emperor Avitus at Piacenza and becomes master of the western Roman Empire.