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Day History: March-18

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Events History

37-The Roman Senate -annuls Tiberius's will and proclaims Caligula emperor.

235-Emperor Alexander Severus -and his mother Julia Avita Mamaea|Julia Mamaea are murdered by Roman legionary|legionaries near Mogontiacum (modern Mainz), ending the Severan dynasty.

633- Ridda Wars -The Arabian Peninsula is united under the central authority of Caliph Abu Bakr.

1229- Frederick II, Holy Roman Emperor -declares himself King of Jerusalem in the Sixth Crusade.