claudius i :
- n Roman Emperor after his nephew Caligula was murdered; consolidated the Roman Empire and conquered southern Britain; was poisoned by his fourth wife Agrippina after her son Nero was named as Claudius' heir (10 BC to AD 54)
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- Day in History: Poisoned Roman Emperor; US Navy Origins; 1960 Debates; Surviving Andes Plane Crash
On Oct. 13 - In 54, Roman Emperor Claudius I died, poisoned apparently at the behest of his wife, Agrippina (ag-rih-PEE'-nuh). In 1775, the United States Navy had its origins as the Continental Congress ordered the construction of a naval fleet. In 1960, John F. Kennedy and Richard Nixon held the third televised debate of their presidential campaign (Nixon was in Los Angeles, Kennedy in New York ...
Oct. 13, 2013 - WTVY Dothan