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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 -