ante diem iii idus sextiles

480 B.C. -- Battle of Thermopylae ; death of Leonidas et al (by one reckoning)

480 B.C. -- Battle of Artemesium (by one reckoning)

117 A.D. -- dies imperii of the emperor Hadrian

275 A.D. -- martyrdom of Alexander the Charcoal Burner at Cremona

295 A.D. -- martyrdom of Susanna at Rome

1928 -- birth of Emily Vermeule (Greece in the Bronze Age)