On This Day

What Happened in 378 AD

Historical Events

  • Jan 14 General Siyaj K'ak', a Mayan warlord, conquers Tikal and increases the domain of Teotihuacan
  • Aug 9 Battle of Adrianople: Goth army defeats Roman forces under Emperor Valens

Famous People Who Died in 378 AD

  • Aug 9 Flavius Valens, emperor of Byzantium (364-78), dies in the Battle of Adrianople at 50