Tag Archives: Rome

March 11, 1986

March 11, 1986, marked the 1 millionth day since the founding of Rome which happened on approximately April 21, 753 BC. If Rome survives another million days, that observance would take place on February 6, 4724 CE. At that time … Continue reading

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June 9, 53 AD, June 9, 62 AD, June 9, 68 AD

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! June 9 was a busy day for the Roman emperor Nero. In 53 AD he married his 14 year old stepsister and first cousin Claudia. Remember, anything they do in West Virginia and Arkansas, the … Continue reading

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July 25, 326 AD

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 326 AD, Roman Emperor Constantine refused to carry out the traditional pagan sacrifices. This is believed to be due to Constantine’s personal aversion to the blood of the animals, which revolted him. He did … Continue reading

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February 18, 1564

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1564 the artist formerly known as Michelangelo died in Rome.

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February 13, 1633

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1633, the Italian astronomer Galileo Galilei arrived in Rome for his trial before the Inquisition for writing about and expressing the scientific theory that the earth revolved around the Sun, instead of the Church … Continue reading

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November 8, 392 AD

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 392 AD, Emperor Theodosius of Rome passed legislation prohibiting all pagan worship in the Roman Empire. When the uppercrust of Roman society came to Theodosius and asked if the banning of all pagan worship … Continue reading

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July 19, 64 CE

On THIS DAY IN HISTORY on July 19th, in 64 AD Rome burned. According to Pliny the Elder, the fire started in the livestock district in a barn owned by recent Gaelic immigrants Atrickpay and Atherinecay Olearyay. It was rumored … Continue reading

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