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No better friend, no worse enemy

On this day in 86 B.C., Lucius Cornelius Sulla, at the head of a Roman Republic army, entered Athens, removing the tyrant Aristion who was supported by troops of Mithridates VI of Pontus.

Born on this day in 1896 conductor Dimitri Mitropoulos

Happy 91st birthday soprano Lucine Amara

Happy 68th birthday bass-baritone Ian Caddy