This Day in Ancient History: ante diem xvi kalendas junias

ante diem xvi kalendas junias
  • 303 A.D. — martyrdom of Heradius
  • 1510 — death of Botticelli (Birth of Venus, among other Classical subjects)
  • 1875 — a horse named Aristides won the first Kentucky Derby (he ‘just’ won)
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