On This Day

What Happened in July 251 AD

Historical Events

  • Jul 1 The Battle of Abrittus is won by the Goths against the Romans. Roman Emperors Decius and Herennius Etruscus are killed

Famous Deaths

  • Jul 1 Decius, Roman Emperor (b. 207)
  • Jul 1 Herennius Etruscus, joint Roman Emperor with father Decius (b. ca. 227)