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476- Romulus Augustulus -last emperor of the Western Roman Empire, is deposed when Odoacer proclaims himself "King of Italy", thus Fall of the Western Roman Empire|ending the Western Roman Empire.
626-Li Shimin, Posthumous name|posthumously -known as Emperor Taizong of Tang, assumes the throne over the Tang dynasty of China.
1260-The Siena|Sienese -Ghibellines, supported by the forces of Manfred, King of Sicily, defeat the Florence|Florentine Guelphs at battle of Montaperti|Montaperti.