This Day in History

Daily historical facts, events, famous birthdays, world history. Discover what happened today in history.

Events History

30 BC- Battle of Alexandria (30 BC)|Battle of Alexandria -Mark Antony achieves a minor victory over Augustus|Octavian's forces, but most of his army subsequently deserts, leading to his suicide.

781-The oldest recorded eruption of Mount Fuji -(Traditional Japanese calendar|Japanese date: July 6, 781).

1009- Pope Sergius IV -becomes the 142nd pope, succeeding Pope John XVIII.

1201-Attempted usurpation of John Komnenos the Fat -