ante diem x kalendas junias

Tubilustrium -- a purification of the battle trumpets which, like the one which occurred in March, was designed to prepare the troops for war (perhaps ... this tubilustrium is somehow connected with the following)

Festival of Vulcan

1270 B.C. -- Pierre Henri-Archer suggests this day for the fall of Troy

63 B.C. -- Pompey takes Jerusalem (by one reckoning)

37 B.C. -- Herod takes control of Jerusalem

ca. 303 A.D. -- martyrs of Cappadocia

1617 -- birth of Elias Ashmole