On This Day

What Happened in 46 BC

Historical Events

  • Sep 26 Julius Caesar dedicates a temple to his mythical ancestor Venus Genetrix in accordance with a vow he made at the Battle of Pharsalus
  • Sep 21 Julius Caesar celebrates first of four triumphal processions in Rome - over Gaul, Egypt, Pontus and Africa with leader of the Gauls Vercingetorix led in chains
  • Apr 6 Julius Caesar defeats Caecilius Metellus Scipio and Marcus Porcius Cato (Cato the Younger) in the battle of Thapsus.
  • Jan 4 Julius Caesar defeats Titus Labienus in the Battle of Ruspina