December 69 in history

December 69 events chronologically

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

Died in December 69

Dec 22 Vitellius Roman Emperor for eight months, from 16 April to 22 December 69. Vitellius was proclaimed emperor following the quick succession of the previous emperors Galba and Otho, in a year of civil war known as the Year of the Four Emperors