585 BC Lucius Tarquinius Priscus, king of Rome,
celebrated a triumph for his victories over the Sabines, and the surrender of
509 BC The temple of Jupiter on Rome's Capitoline Hill was dedicated on the ides of September.
81 Roman emperor Titus, who was on the throne when Pompeii was
destroyed by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius, died in Rome at age 40.
of Hadrian's Wall began.
533 General Belisarius of the Byzantine Empire
defeated Gelimer and the Vandals at the Battle of Ad Decimium, near Carthage,
1321 Dante, author of "The Divine Comedy," died.
Cesare Borgia was born.