January 41 in History

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Events in History


MurderAssassination

Jan 24 Claudius succeeds his nephew Caligula as Roman Emperor after the later's assassination by officers of the Praetorian Guard

Roman Emperor Claudius
Roman Emperor
Claudius
3rd Roman Emperor Caligula
3rd Roman Emperor
Caligula
  • Jan 25 After a night of negotiation, Claudius is accepted as Roman Emperor by the Senate.

Deaths in History


MurderAssassination

Jan 24 Caligula [Gaius Caesar], 3rd Roman Emperor (37-41 AD) who was known for his eccentricity and cruel despotism, assassinated at 28 by Praetorian Guards

3rd Roman Emperor Caligula
3rd Roman Emperor
Caligula