67


67

Year 67 was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.__NOTOC__

Events

By place

Roman Empire

* Vindex revolts, first in a series of revolts that lead to Nero's downfall.
* Vespasian arrives in Judea to put down the Jewish Revolt.
* Nero travels to Greece, where he participates in the Olympic Games and other festivals.
* Sardinia becomes a Roman province.
* Nero, jealous of the success of Corbulo in Armenia, orders that he be put to death. Corbulo literally "falls on his sword".
* The historian Josephus, leader of the rebels in Galilee, is captured by the Romans led by Vespasian.

By topic

Religion

* Martyrdom of apostles Saint Peter and Saint Paul.
* Pope Linus succeeds Saint Peter as the second pope (in Catholic reckoning).

Births

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Deaths

* June 29Saint Peter, apostle (traditional) (crucified upside down upon request)
* Cestius Gallus, defeated during the Jewish Revolt
* Gnaeus Domitius Corbulo, Roman general, suicide ordered by Nero
* Paul of Tarsus, apostle (executed), (later date)


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