On This Day

What Happened in February 197 AD

Historical Events

Victory in Battle

Feb 19 Battle of Lugdunum [Battle of Lyon]: Lucius Septimius Severus' army beats Clodius Albinus at Lyon

Famous Deaths

  • Feb 19 Clodius Albinus, Roman General serving in England who proclaimed himself Emperor, dies in the Battle of Lugdunum [Lyon] fighting Septimius Severus