On this Day in A.D. 475, the last western Roman emperor, Romulus Augustulus, was crowned in Ravenna. He was about 14 at the time. Romulus Augustulus was ousted a year later by Odoacer and sent to Campania, marking one of the more popular dates for the Fall of Rome.
- Roman Architecture and Monuments
- Decay as a Reason for the Fall of Rome
- Dates of the Roman Emperors