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June 9th, 2010, 11:04
9th of June

Things have happened today as well.

What's really impressing is the following sequence, takes some planning:
53 : Roman Emperor Nero marries Claudia Octavia
62 : Wife of Roman Emperor Nero, Claudia Octavia is executed.
68 : Roman Emperor Nero commits suicide, after quoting Homer's Iliad.
1997 : Maybe not on the 9th of June. Roman Empreror Nero is reborn/resurrected as CD burning Software.

What we learn from this:
1. Don't marry royalty.
2. Don't read the Iliad. Actually, I don't mean that, because my daughter would kill me if she heard me saying that. Which leads to
3. Don't critisize The Iliad in front of relatives specializing in ancient languages and litterature.

Other things:
1873 : Alexandra Palace burns down after being open for only 16 days. Roman Emperor Nero probably had nothing to do with that.
1979 : Ghost Train amusement ride@Luna Park, Sydney catches fire. Roman Emperor Nero probably had nothing to do with that.


Births:
1934 : Donald Duck

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