On This Day

What Happened in March 161 AD

Historical Events

Roman Empire

Mar 7 Roman Emperor Antoninus Pius dies and is succeeded by co-Emperors Marcus Aurelius and Lucius Verus, an unprecedented political arrangement in the Roman Empire

Famous Deaths

Antoninus Pius

Mar 7 Antoninus Pius [Titus Aurelius], 15th Emperor of Rome (138-161 AD), dies at 74