It happened today – this day in history – March 28

193AD: Roman Emperor Pertinax is assassinated by Praetorian Guards, who then sell the throne in an auction to Didius Julianus.

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It happened today – this day in history – January 31

1606: Guy Fawkes is hanged for his part in the Gunpowder Plot. 1747: The first venereal diseases clinic opens at

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It happened today – this day in history – August 1

30BC: Marc Antony (Marcus Antonius) commits suicide aged 53. 10BC: Birth of Emperor Claudius (Tberius Claudius Caesar Augustus Germanicus). 527: Justinian I

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