This Day in Ancient History: ante diem xiv kalendas junias

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ante diem xiv kalendas junias

  • c. 160 A.D. — martyrdom of Pudentiana
  • 175 A.D. — Commodus departs for Germany
  • 307 A.D. — martyrdom of Cyriaca and companions at Nicomedia
  • 1795 — death of James Boswell, author of Life of Dr. Johnson