Important events from April 8

Gautama Siddharta — image from wikipedia

April 8, 563 BC — Buddhists celebrate the traditional birthday of Gautama Siddharta, who later founded the Buddhist religion.

April 8, 217 — The Roman emperor Caracalla, (211–217) (b. 186), is assassinated and succeeded to the throne by the Prefect of the Praetorian Guard Marcus Opellius Macrinus.

April 8, 1139 — Roger II of Sicily is excommunicated.

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Jordan Andrei

Jordan Andrei

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