On This Day

What Happened on September 28, 48 BC

Historical Events


MurderAssassination

Pompey the Great is assassinated on orders of King Ptolemy of Egypt after landing in Egypt.

Roman Military and Political Leader Pompey the Great
Roman Military and Political Leader
Pompey the Great

Famous Deaths


Person of interestPompey the Great

Pompey the Great [Gnaeus Pompeius Magnus], Roman general and politician, dies at 59

Roman Military and Political Leader Pompey the Great
Roman Military and Political Leader
Pompey the Great