On This Day

What Happened on August 1, 30 BC

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Octavian (later known as Augustus) enters Alexandria, Egypt, bringing it under the control of the Roman Republic

Roman Emperor Augustus Caesar
Roman Emperor
Augustus Caesar

Famous Deaths


Person of interestMark Antony

Mark Antony [Marcus Antonius], Roman politician and general, commits suicide after he is defeated by Octavian at the Battle of Actium at 53

Roman Politician and General Mark Antony
Roman Politician and General
Mark Antony