On This Day

43BC

Historical Events in 43 BC

  • Dec 7 BC Marcus Tullius Cicero, Roman orator and politician is assassinated in Formiae

Historic Event

Nov 26 BC Second Triumvirate alliance of Roman leader Octavian (later Caesar Augustus), Marcus Aemilius Lepidus, and Mark Antony formed

  • Aug 19 BC Octavian, later known as Augustus, compels the Roman Senate to elect him Consul

Victory in Battle

Apr 21 BC Battle of Mutina: Mark Antony is again defeated in battle by Aulus Hirtius, who is killed. Antony fails to capture Mutina and Decimus Brutus is murdered shortly after.

Assassination of Julius Caesar

Apr 14 BC Battle of Forum Gallorum: Mark Antony, besieging Julius Caesar's assassin Decimus Junius Brutus in Mutina, defeats the forces of the consul Pansa, who is killed.