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62- 62 Pompeii earthquake|Earthquake -in Pompeii, Italy.
756- An Lushan -leader of a An Lushan rebellion|revolt against the Tang Dynasty, declares himself emperor and establishes the Yan (An-Shi)|state of Yan.
1576- Henry IV of France|Henry of Navarre -:wikt:abjure|abjures Catholicism at Tours and rejoins the Protestant forces in the French Wars of Religion.
1597-A group of early Kirishitan|Japanese Christians -are Twenty-six Martyrs of Japan|killed by the new government of Japan for b