From The Art and Popular Culture Encyclopedia
Art and culture
- 68 - Roman Emperor Nero commits suicide, imploring his secretary Epaphroditus to slit his throat to evade a Senate-imposed death by flogging.
- 1860 - Malaeska: The Indian Wife of the White Hunter becomes the first dime novel to be published.
- 68 - Nero, Roman Emperor (b. 37)
- 1870 - Charles Dickens, English author (b. 1812)
- 2007 - Rudolf Arnheim, German-born author (b. 1904)