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30 BC- Augustus|Octavian -(later known as Augustus) enters Alexandria, Egypt, bringing it under the control of the Roman Republic.
69- Revolt of the Batavi|Batavian rebellion -The Batavi (Germanic tribe)|Batavians in Germania Inferior (Netherlands) revolt under the leadership of Gaius Julius Civilis.
527- Justinian I -becomes the sole ruler of the Byzantine Empire.
607- Ono no Imoko -is dispatched as envoy to the Sui Dynasty|Sui court in China (Traditional Japanese calendar|Japanese date: July 3,