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The Kingdom of Kush in Nubia begins.
Aurelian becomes Emperor of Rome.
Priestly isolates oxygen.
Probus becomes Emperor of Rome.
The volcano Vesuvius erupts, spewing lava so quickly that it preserved the city of Pompeii. Titus is the current emperor of Rome.
Polish-Ottoman War ends.
First steam powered mills automate the weaving process.
Romulus Augustus becomes Emperor.
Cathode ray tube invented by William Crookes.
Gasoline carburettor invented by Daimler.
Tacitus becomes Emperor of Rome, killed by his own military troops one year later.
John Paul II is elected as the first non-Italian Pope in over 450 years.