On This Day in History for January 1

Events in History

  • 153 BC Roman consuls begin their year in office
  • 45 BC The Julian calendar takes effect for the first time
  • 1 Origin of the Christian Era
  • 69 Roman garrison of Mainz uprising
  • 89 Governor Lucius Antonius Saturninus of Germany becomes emperor of Rome
  • 104 Triumphal procession for the Roman General Gaius Marius with the defeated Numidian King Jugurtha led in chains though Rome
  • 177 Commodus, son of Emperor Marcus Aurelius becomes consul for the first time - at 15 then youngest ever in Roman history
  • 313 Start of Roman (Pontifical) Indiction
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