On This Day

What Happened in February 211 AD

Historical Events

Roman Empire

Feb 4 Roman Emperor Septimius Severus dies in Eboracum (York) in England, leaving the Roman Empire in the hands of his two quarrelsome sons, Caracalla and Geta

Famous Deaths

Septimius Severus

Feb 4 Lucius Septimius Severus, Emperor of Rome (193-211), dies at 64