On This Day

42BC

Historical Figures Who Died in 42 BC

Gaius Cassius

Oct 3 BC Gaius Cassius Longinus, Roman senator and conspirator against Julius Caesar, dies during the Battle of Philippi

Marcus Junius Brutus

Oct 23 BC Marcus Junius Brutus, Roman senator and the most famous of the assassins of Julius Caesar, commits suicide at about 42/43 (b. 85 BC)