On This Day

What Happened on July 1, 251 AD

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

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

Famous Deaths

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