69 events in history

Jan 1 The Roman legions in Germania Superior refuse to swear loyalty to Galba. They rebel and proclaim Vitellius as emperor
Jan 10 Lucius Calpurnius Piso Licinianus is appointed by Galba as deputy Roman Emperor
Jan 15 Otho seizes power in Rome, proclaiming himself Emperor of Rome, but rules for only three months before committing suicide
Apr 14 Vitellius, commander of the Rhine armies, defeats Emperor Otho in the Battle of Bedriacum and seizes the throne
Apr 17 After the First Battle of Bedriacum, Vitellius becomes Roman Emperor
Jul 1 Tiberius Julius Alexander orders his Roman legions in Alexandria to swear allegiance to Vespasian as Emperor
Aug 1 Batavian rebellion: The Batavians in Germania Inferior (Netherlands) revolt under the leadership of Gaius Julius Civilis
Oct 24 Second Battle of Bedriacum, forces under Antonius Primus, the commander of the Danube armies, loyal to Vespasian, defeat the forces of Emperor Vitellius
Dec 20 Vespasian, formerly a general under Nero, enters Rome to claim the title of Emperor
Dec 21 The Roman Senate declares Vespasian as Roman emperor, the last in the Year of the Four Emperors
Dec 22 Emperor Vitellius is captured and murdered at the Gemonian stairs in Rome