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ID Category Subcategory Date Summary
3 Society War 340BC Latin War, Battle of Vesuvius, duel of Titus Manlius, Devotio of Decius Mus
4 Celestial Comet 303BC Broom Star, China, also recorded on the Parian marble of Greece
5 Society War 264BC First Punic War
6 Society War 218BC Second Punic War
7 Society Massacre 216BC Aug. 2 Battle of Cannae, Roman army massacred by Hannibal
9 Celestial Comet 240BC May Broom star; Comet Halley
10 Society War 214BC First Macedonian War
11 Society Massacre 214BC Siege of Syracuse, Death of Archimedes
13 Society Massacre 202BC Oct. 19 Battle of Zama, Scipio Africanus vs Hannibal
14 Society War 196BC Second Macedonian War
15 Celestial Comet 163BC Sep. Comet Halley observed from Babylon and possibly Rome
16 Celestial Comet 162BC Sep. 5 Comet, and meteor observed in Babylon
17 Celestial Comet 162BC Feb. 6 Comet like a celestial magnolia tree observed in China; possibly Halley's
18 Celestial Comet 157BC Oct. 2 Sparkling star with "trunk laid straight" observed in Babylon and China
19 Celestial Comet 632BC Broom Star, Auriga
20 Celestial Comet 611BC Aug. Broom Star Great Bear, Big Dipper - possible Halley's sighting?
21 Celestial Comet 154BC Sep. Broom Star observed in China
22 Celestial Comet 153BC Feb. Tailed Star Comet observed in China
23 Society Sack or Destruction of City 146BC (Spr.) Third Punic War, Siege of Carthage
24 Celestial Comet 148BC Apr. 29 Comet, Bushy star; observed in China
25 Celestial Comet 238BC May Broom Star stretched across the heavens, China
26 Celestial Comet 234BC Jan. Broom Star, and a great fall of fire, observed in China and Babylon
27 Celestial Comet 214BC Aug. Bright Star, Broom star in the West
28 Celestial Comet 210BC Jun. Comet in the process of breaking up: "surrounded by stars"
29 Celestial Comet 204BC Aug. 14 Sparkling or Bushy Star near Arcturus
30 Celestial Comet 172BC Tailed Star Comet observed in China
31 Celestial Comet 154BC Jan. Broom Star observed in China
32 Celestial Comet 146BC May 13 Broom Star observed in China
33 Celestial Comet 146BC Aug. Tangle Star observed in China
34 Celestial Comet 146BC Oct. Broom star, Bushy star observed in China
35 Society Sack or Destruction of City 146BC Destruction of Corinth
36 Celestial Comet 137BC Apr. 9 Circumpolar Sparkling Star in Hydra observed by Chinese
37 Celestial Comet 137BC May 28 Sparkling star in Hercules 'as if the Sun appeared at night' observed by Babylonians, Chinese, poss. Romans
38 Celestial Comet 532BC (Spr.) Comet or nova in Aquarius, China
39 Celestial Comet 525BC (Win.) Bushy Star, Antares, China
40 Celestial Comet 516BC Broom Star, China
41 Celestial Comet 500BC Broom Star, China
42 Celestial Comet 482BC Oct. Bushy Star observed in China
43 Celestial Comet 481BC Oct. Sparkling star, Bushy Star observed in China
44 Celestial Comet 480BC Sep. Horn shaped Comet, Battle of Salamis
45 Society War 480BC Sep. Battle of Salamis between Persians and Greeks; Xerxes, Themistocles,
46 Celestial Comet 469BC Broom Star observed in China
47 Society People 449BC Herodotus Writes The Histories
48 Society War 479BC Aug. Battle of Plataea
49 Celestial Comet 466BC Meteorite falls at Aegospotami while bright comet is passing; Halley
51 Celestial Comet 433BC Broom Star, China
52 Celestial Comet 425BC (Win.) Comet during the plague of Athens
53 Society War 405BC Battle of Aegospotami, obliteration of Athenian navy, end of Peloponnesian War
54 Celestial Tunguska-like event 373BC (Win.) Great Comet like a flaming torch before great earthquake and tsunami that swallowed entire cities in Greece
58 Celestial Comet 361BC Broom Star, China
59 Celestial Comet 345BC Timoleon's Torch; a 'Mane-shaped' comet changed into a spear
60 Celestial Comet 340BC Comet coincided with storm at Corinth
61 Celestial Comet 305BC Broom Star, China
63 Celestial Comet 136BC Sep. 22 Comet 'spread out to unlimited size'; beginning of the reign of Attalus III
64 Celestial Comet 135BC Jul. 3 Bushy Star
65 Celestial Comet 135BC Aug. 31 Giant comet stretched across the heavens at the birth of Mithradates; entire sky 'on fire'
66 Society People 440BC Heraclitus, Early Stoicism
69 Archeology Epidemic Mass Grave 430BC Plague of Athens thought to have been Typhoid
70 Society War 732AD Oct. Saracens fight two battles near Poitiers and River Berre against Charles Martel during their conquest of Gaul
71 Celestial Solar Eclipse 814AD Solar eclipses are frequent during the last years before Charlemagne's death
73 Society Massacre 135BC Eunus and the First Servile War against Rome
74 Society Slave Rebellion 104BC Second Servile War; Gaius Marius
75 Society Slave Rebellion 73BC Third Servile War, Spartacus, Crassus, Pompey
90 Geology Earthquake 335AD Earthquake in Cyprus, many places collaps
94 Society Sack or Destruction of City 410AD Aug. 24 Sack of Rome
97 Celestial Comet 120BC Feb. Comet burned brightly, filled a quarter of the heavens, sky seemed to be on fire
98 Geology Earthquake 344AD Earthquake in Neocaesarea
99 Celestial Comet 119BC May 8 Sparkling star, Long-tailed star observed in China
101 Celestial Comet 110BC Bushy Star in Gemini, Ursa Major, observed in China and Babylon
102 Celestial Solar Eclipse 347AD Solar eclipse
104 Celestial Comet 108BC Bushy Star in Canis Minor, Gemini observed in China
105 Geology Earthquake 348AD Earthquake in Beirut
106 Celestial Comet 102BC Bushy Star in Bootes observed in China
107 Celestial Comet 87BC Aug. 10 Comet Halley observed in Babylon and China
108 Society Famine 412AD Rome falls by intense famine
118 Society People 532AD Jan. An insurrection breaks out unexpectedly in Byzantinum. Procopius describes a "disease of the soul" amongst people of "factions".
121 Society Mass Death 259AD Plague of Cyprian
122 Celestial Comet 84BC Mar. 12 Sparkling Star observed in China
123 Celestial Comet 83BC Tangle Star in Hercules observed in China
133 Celestial Comet 1059BC Comet, broom star with tail observed in China
134 Celestial Unspecified Prodigies 1034BC (Spr.) A new star appears near the North Star, comet or nova; observed in China
135 Celestial Comet 974BC Mar. Bushy Star Comet in the north polar region; observed in China
137 Celestial Comet 676AD Aug. 15 A comet with a "pillar of radiant flame" visible for three months
138 Celestial Fire in the sky 679AD Fire from Heaven burned Coldingham, Scotland
170 Celestial Comet 296BC Broom Star, China
173 Society Sack or Destruction of City 502AD Siege of Amida, at least 85,000 killed
205 Celestial Nova 69BC Jan. 27 Bushy Star, Sparkling Star, western quarter near Venus; possible nova observed by Chinese
207 Celestial Nova 69BC Jul. 23 Guest Star, Nova, observed by Chinese
209 Celestial Comet 69BC Aug. 20 Guest Star, Comet Swift-Tuttle
212 Celestial Comet 61BC Jul. 24 Bushy Star, sparkling star, eastern quarter; observed in China
213 Celestial Comet 49BC Apr. 14 Guest Star, Bushy star, Cassiopeia; observed in China
253 Celestial Comet 79AD Mar. 22 Vespasian's comet
285 Geology Earthquake 362AD Dec. 2 Nicomedia and Nicaea destroyed by an Earthquake
312 Celestial Tunguska-like event 312AD Did a meteor over central Italy in AD 312 change the course of Roman and Christian history?
329 Society Sack or Destruction of City 546AD Dec. 17 Sack of Rome by Totila
335 Environment Flood 525AD Apr. 22 People drown in the great and sudden flood at Edessa
388 Environment Plasma Event 190BC Thunderbolts from a clear sky strike many towns around Rome; two persons killed
393 Environment Fall of Unusual Objects 190BC Shower of Earth from the sky
398 Celestial Falling Fire 687BC Mar. 23 Stars fall like rain, with rain, bright night without stars
399 Celestial Meteor or Meteorite 245BC Feb. 14 Innumerable large and small meteors traveled westward, China
400 Celestial Meteor or Meteorite 74BC Apr. 7 A large meteor in the process of breaking up is is sighted in China
404 Celestial Solar Eclipse 540AD Jun. 20 Solar Eclipse
406 Celestial Solar Eclipse 538AD Feb. 15 Solar eclipse
410 Environment Dust/Ash Veil 188BC Daytime darkness sets in at Rome
411 Environment Fall of Unusual Objects 188BC Shower of Stones on the Aventine in Rome
412 Environment Plasma Event 190BC Temple of Juno Lucina struck by lightning damaging a gable and the doors
416 Celestial Lunar Eclipse 734AD Jan. 22 Lunar Eclipse
424 Celestial Lunar Eclipse 795AD Mar. 28 Lunar Eclipse
426 Celestial Lunar Eclipse 802AD Dec. 19 Lunar Eclipse at Dawn
427 Celestial Lunar Eclipse 806AD Sep. 2 Lunar Eclipse
429 Environment Atmospheric Prodigies 806AD Aug. 30 Circle around the Sun
430 Celestial Solar Eclipse 809AD Jul. 16 Solar Eclipse
431 Environment Fall of Unusual Objects 186BC Shower of stones in Picenum
433 Environment Plasma Event 186BC Lightning bolts, appearing in many places, had scorched the clothes of many persons by a slight blast of heat
434 Society Human Prodigies 186BC A hermaphrodite about twelve years old was discovered, and by order of the soothsayers was put to death
435 Society Mass Migration 186BC Gauls who had crossed the Alps into Italy were expelled without a battle
436 Celestial Meteor or Meteorite 979AD A blood-red object is seen in the sky with rays of various colors
437 Celestial Unspecified Prodigies 926AD Fiery Lights in Northern Sky
488 Celestial Comet 729AD Jan. Two comets appear for 14 days to the great terror of the beholders
490 Celestial Solar Eclipse 733AD Aug. 14 Annular solar eclipse
492 Celestial Solar Eclipse 879AD Solar Eclipse
493 Celestial Comet 892AD Apr. 25 Hairy Star appears
494 Celestial Lunar Eclipse 904AD Lunar Eclipse
496 Celestial Comet 905AD Oct. 20 A comet appears
497 Society Mass Death 962AD Great Mortality/Fever in 962
498 Society Famine 976AD Famine in England
501 Society Mass Death 986AD Cattle and human pestilence
503 Celestial Comet 995AD Aug. A comet appears - Halleys?
504 Society Mass Death 270AD Aug. A plague causes widespread death
505 Environment Plasma Event 375AD Nov. 19 A thunderbolt strikes Sirmium
506 Geology Earthquake 375AD Nov. 19 Many cities in Greece severely shaken by an earthquake
507 Society Mass Death 255BC Jul. 4 Severe storm, destruction of Roman Fleet with massive mortality
509 Geology Landslide 217BC Mount Garganus, collapsing with tottering summit, overset its forests
510 Environment Plasma Event 217BC Javelins blazed up suddenly in the hands of astounded soldiers
511 Environment Dust/Ash Veil 217BC Light was suddenly withdrawn, and the Calabrian mariners, plunged in darkness
513 Celestial Comet 217BC Multiple comets: bright hair of more than one comet... showed its baleful glare
514 Geology River/Water Table Anomalies 217BC River Allia flooding
515 Geology Earthquake 217BC The Alps did not keep their place, and the Apennines were never still day or night among their vast gorges
517 Celestial Meteor or Meteorite 217BC Bright meteors shot against Italy from the direction of Africa
518 Celestial Tunguska-like event 217BC The heavens burst open with a fearful crash, and the countenance of the Thunderer was revealed.
519 Geology Volcanic Eruption 217BC Vesuvius thundered, hurling flames and rock
550 Environment Plasma Event 363AD Apr. 7 Soldier and two horses killed by lightning
610 Celestial Lunar Eclipse 814AD Lunar eclipses are frequent during the last years before Charlemagne's death
611 Geology Earthquake 814AD The palace at Aix-la-Chapelle frequently trembles
612 Environment Unusual Weather 814AD A severe storm occurs at Aix-la-Chapelle palace and basilica
614 Celestial Solar Eclipse 360AD Aug. 28 Annular Solar Eclipse of 360
615 Celestial Comet 363AD Aug. Comets are seen during the day, other bad omens
620 Geology Earthquake 358AD (Sum.) Terrible earthquakes take place in Macedonia, Asia Minor, and Pontus, overthrowing mountains
634 Celestial Comet 336AD Feb. 16 Comet of unusual size seen across the world
639 Celestial Comet 363AD Aug. 26 A sparkling star comet is seen in Virgo, and thought to presage the death of the Roman emperor Jovian
642 Celestial Comet 390AD Aug. 22 A Comet appears
648 Environment Atmospheric Prodigies 204BC Two suns seen, ring around moon
650 Celestial Meteor or Meteorite 204BC Meteor shooting from east to west
652 Environment Unusual Sounds 204BC In the temple of Juno Sospita at Lanuvium a noise was heard with a dreadful crash
653 Environment Rock Falls 204BC Shower of stones in association with meteors, crashing sounds; fall of Magna Mater
654 Geology Sinkhole 203BC Sinking earth at Arpinum made huge depression
655 Celestial Tunguska-like event 204BC Shooting stars at intervals; great meteor blazed; sky lighted up at night; crashing sound
656 Environment Atmospheric Prodigies 203BC Sun halo at Frusino
659 Environment Animal Prodigies 203BC Roof-eating ravens, gnawing mice, locust infestation and a deformed colt
669 Celestial Meteor or Meteorite 56BC A blaze of light from south to north; fireball
670 Environment Animal Prodigies 56BC A wolf entered Rome
672 Environment Plasma Event 56BC Romans killed by thunderbolts
673 Environment Unusual Sounds 56BC A "subterranean tumult" heard in association with earthquake and fireball activity
675 Society Prodigy 52BC Portents follow the decree of the Senate to tear down temples of Serapis and Isis
676 Environment Fall of Unusual Objects 52BC Many clods, stones, shards and blood went flying through the air
677 Environment Plasma Event 52BC Many thunderbolts in Rome
689 Society Mass sickness 707BC Numa Pompilius, pestilence
697 Celestial Meteor or Meteorite 52BC A meteor from south to east
709 Celestial Meteor or Meteorite 168BC Fireball as big as the moon seen when Paulus was engaged in the war against Perseus; At Lanuvium a blazing torch was seen in the sky
713 Celestial Comet 104BC Jul. 19 Comet during eclipse, Posidonius
718 Geology Earthquake 56BC Temple of Juno turns from east to north in association with earthquake
722 Celestial Comet 400AD Mar. 19 A comet of extraordinary magnitude
725 Celestial Comet 539AD Dec. A comet with goodly length and very sharp at the point appears
880 Celestial Solar Eclipse 346AD Solar eclipse
1106 Society Famine 439BC Famine in early Rome, Cincinnatus made dictator, Spurius Maelius murdered for trying to help the poor
1154 Archeology Climate Evidence 2349BC Tree ring evidence, Ireland, "Noah's flood"
1217 Geology Earthquake 373BC (Win.) Earthquake at Delos just before great earthquake and tsunami
1220 Celestial Solar Eclipse 563AD Oct. 3 A solar eclipse with the sun discolored as sackcloth
1230 Celestial Comet 582AD Jan. 15 A bright comet is seen with a long tail like smoke
1253 Celestial Comet 674BC Oct. Comet observed by Babylonians
1268 Celestial Other 612BC Venus "casts a shadow by its rays" (Pythagoras)
1269 Celestial Solar Eclipse 584BC May 28 First predicted solar eclipse, Thales of Miletus
1271 Celestial Lunar Eclipse 413BC Aug. 27 Lunar eclipse caused Nicias to delay abandoning the siege of Syracuse leading to destruction of Athenian forces
1279 Celestial Comet 76BC In the western sky, comet with a terrible glare during the consulship of Gnaeus Octavius
1280 Celestial Comet 49BC A terrifying star during the war between Pompey and Caesar
1288 Environment Atmospheric Prodigies 174BC Three suns seen in the consulships of Spurius Postumius and Quintus Mucius
1289 Environment Atmospheric Prodigies 118BC Three suns seen at once during consulships of Quintus Marcius and Marcus Porcius
1294 Celestial Sun activity 349BC Bloody chasm in the sky, fire falling, aurora?
1295 Celestial Other 394BC "Meteoric lights, beams" at Battle of Cnidus
1296 Environment Dust/Ash Veil 122BC Sun veiled in dust; haloes; darkness for several days following Etna eruption
1297 Environment Atmospheric Prodigies 114BC Halo around the sun in the consulships of Gaius Porcius and Manius Acilius
1298 Celestial Halo 90BC Red halo around the sun observed from Rome
1307 Celestial Tunguska-like event 113BC 'Night-suns’ seen in the consulship of Gaius Caccilius and Gnaeus Papirius
1308 Celestial Fire in the sky 86BC Fireball like "burning shield scattering sparks", observed in Rome
1309 Environment Plasma Event 73BC Town-councillor of Pompei, Marcus Herennius, struck by a thunderbolt on a fine day.
1310 Society Massacre 82BC Proscriptions of Sulla
1311 Environment Atmospheric Prodigies 115BC Thunderbolt strikes temple of Juno during consulship of Marcus Aemilius Scaurus
1312 Environment Atmospheric Prodigies 49BC Many towers destroyed by thunderbolts in Italy during civil war
1313 Environment Fall of Unusual Objects 114BC Sky rained milk and blood in the consulship of Manius Acilius and Gaius Porcius
1314 Environment Atmospheric Prodigies 461BC Rained flesh that did not turn bad
1315 Environment Fall of Unusual Objects 53BC It rained iron the shape of sponges in Lucania
1316 Environment Fall of Unusual Objects 50BC It rained wool in the vicinity of Compsa Castle; rained bricks
1317 Environment Unusual Sounds 101BC Clanging armor, trumpet sounds from sky, Battle of Vercellae
1318 Environment Strange Sounds 104BC Clanging armour and the sounding of a trumpet were heard from the sky
1320 Environment Unusual Weather 253BC Violent Storm in the Mediterranean
1321 Geology River/Water Table Anomalies 223BC A river in Picenum the color of blood
1322 Celestial Meteor or Meteorite 223BC Large fireball; light like day
1324 Environment Plasma Event 223BC "Heaven on fire"; aurora?
1325 Environment Atmospheric Prodigies 223BC Three moons visible from Italy
1326 Geology Earthquake 217BC Jun. 24 Mountains cleft asunder, rivers blocked by earthquake during Battle of Lake Trasimene
1327 Environment Animal Prodigies 215BC A cow gave birth to a horse
1328 Celestial Fire in the sky 215BC Fire shone out at sea; possible plasma event or fireball
1384 Society Mass Death 331BC Oct. 1 Battle of Arbela or Gaugamela, death of Darius, end of Persian Empire
1386 Geology Earthquake 464BC Sparta destroyed by earthquake, rocks fall from mountain peaks
1387 Celestial Tunguska-like event 91BC Possible Tunguska-like event or comet/asteroid impact in northern Italy
1393 Society Massacre 217BC Jun. 24 Battle of Lake Trasimene; Hannibal massacres Roman army
1394 Geology Earthquake 217BC Fifty-seven earthquakes in the year of the Battle of Lake Trasimene; cities overthrown, rivers diverted, cliffs torn away
1398 Geology Earthquake 426BC (Sum.) Multiple earthquakes in Greece during Peloponnesian War
1406 Celestial Comet 60AD A comet runs across half the sky for six months
1420 Society Human Prodigies 359AD Birth of two-headed infant
1422 Geology Other 67BC Island appeared among the Cyclades
1424 Geology Volcanic Eruption 126BC Eruption of Etna; island emerges burning with violent blast
1425 Geology Tsunami 472BC Following volcanic eruption on Pithecussae, the sea retreated then turned back and deluged the island.
1426 Geology Volcanic Eruption 472BC Mount Epopos shot forth fire, collapse of land, great noise
1428 Geology Volcanic Eruption 91BC Islands burned several days, sea burned during the Social War
1438 Environment Unusual Weather 65BC Many towers in Rome struck with lightning; melts statues and bronze tablets
1440 Society Prodigy 63BC Revival of ancient augural rite; bad omens resulted
1441 Celestial Comet 63BC Comet: A fiery javelin stretched to the sky from the west; firebrands seen in the west in the night time
1442 Environment Unusual Weather 63BC Extreme heat
1443 Geology Earthquake 63BC Earthquakes mentioned by Cicero, probably in Italy
1444 Environment Unusual Weather 63BC Storm at Rome tears up trees, destroys buildings, many people perished during consulship of Cicero.
1446 Environment Flood 54BC Tiber floods for many days; many people and animals killed, many buildings destroyed in Rome
1447 Environment Animal Prodigies 54BC Portents in Rome: owls, dogs, wolves
1449 Society Prodigy 53BC Some statues sweated, some struck by lightning in Rome
1452 Society Prodigy 53BC Portents afflict Crassus and his army while crossing the Euphrates
1453 Environment Unusual Weather 53BC Fog, lightning, violent winds afflict Crassus' army in Mesopotamia
1463 Environment Plasma Event 49BC Thunderbolts over Dyrrachium and Rome
1464 Environment Animal Prodigies 49BC Sighting of wolves and owls in Rome, animals bring forth creatures outside of their own species
1465 Geology Earthquake 49BC "Bellowing" earthquakes in Rome
1466 Celestial Meteor 49BC Meteor fire on and over Rome
1467 Celestial Solar Eclipse 49BC Solar eclipse in Rome
1471 Environment Strong Winds 67AD Oct. 23 A "divine storm" with strong wind is unleashed during the Siege of Gamala
1472 Society War 48BC Aug. 9 Battle of Pharsalus; Julius Caesar defeats Pompeius Magnus
1473 Celestial Meteor or Meteorite 48BC Aug. 9 Fiery torch, thunderbolt, seen over Caesar's camp, falls on Pompey's camp
1474 Environment Plant Prodigies 48BC Aug. 9 Palm tree shoots up at the base of Caesar's statue in Tralles
1475 Environment Animal Prodigies 48BC Aug. 9 Bees swarming military standards in the camp of Pompey; sacrificial victims ran away
1482 Environment Strong Winds 67AD (Win.) Storm with violent winds, rain and lightning during the siege of the Zealot Temple
1483 Society Massacre 68AD (Spr.) Merciless terror excerted by the Zealots: "He who survived called them that were already dead happy"
1550 Celestial Solar Eclipse 664AD May 3 Solar Eclipse of 664
1560 Environment Animal Prodigies 367AD A donkey mounts the tribunal
1613 Archeology Dating Evidence 910BC Early construction at Rome
1632 Archeology Epigraphic Evidence 1650BC Tempest Stele with meteorological data erected by Pharaoh Ahmose, dates eruption of Thera
1633 Archeology Tsunami Evidence 6000BC Towering ancient tsunami in Mediterranean, Etna avalanche
1653 Celestial Comet 817AD Feb. 5 A comet resembling a sword is seen
1704 Celestial Comet 607AD Oct. 21 A comet appears - Halleys?
1710 Celestial Comet 60AD A comet is seen for an entire year
1759 Celestial Comet 684AD Sep. 6 Comet blamed for months of heavy rain, lightning, and deaths of many people and animals
1805 Archeology Tsunami Evidence 6000BC Storegga slide tsunami, North Sea Doggerland
1845 Society Sack or Destruction of City 452AD The scourge of God and leader of the Huns Attila destroys many cities in Italy
1880 Society Slave Rebellion 623AD The wendish Slavs revolt against the Huns
1881 Archeology Earthquake Evidence 5BC An earthquake destroys old Nisa and the settlements east of Bagir
2020 Geology Volcanic Eruption 140BC Eruption of Mount Etna associated with fall of objects from the sky
2076 Society Mass sickness 585AD An army is defeated by sickness
2077 Environment Flood 586AD Deluges flood Burgundy
2078 Celestial Falling Fire 586AD A fiery globe falls from the sky
2079 Society People 588AD Arian Goths are forced to be baptized and Arian books are burnt
2080 Celestial Lunar Eclipse 590AD A lunar eclipse is observed in Burgundy
2081 Celestial Solar Eclipse 592AD Mar. 19 A solar eclipse is observed from dawn to midday
2082 Society War 593AD Invasion of the kingdom of Chlotar with great losses
2086 Celestial Solar Eclipse 603AD Aug. 12 A solar eclipse is observed when Bertoald was mayor of the palace to Theuderic
2149 Society Mass Death 333AD An innumerable multitude perish from pestilence and famine in Syria and Cilicia
2200 Geology Earthquake 128AD Nicopolis and Caesarea are ruined by an earthquake
2231 Geology Volcanic Eruption 1226BC Mount Etna erupts
2233 Geology Earthquake 19AD An earthquake killed more than 100,000 people
2254 Environment Flood 162AD (Spr.) Flood of the Tiber
2260 Environment Unusual Fire 110AD The Pantheon is set on fire by lightning
2262 Geology Earthquake 178AD Smyrna is destroyed by an earthquake
2265 Environment Unusual Fire 188AD Lightning destroyed the Capitol
2274 Society People 628AD Dagobert I is praised for his prosperous rule of Austrasia
2276 Celestial Wrath of God 636AD Aug. 15 Before the Battle of Yarmouk, 52.000 in the army of Heraclius die "by the sword of God"
2277 Society Sack or Destruction of City 630AD Many Northern Italian cities are destroyed and razed
2278 Society Mass Death 630AD Bulgars are chased out of Pannonia and killed by Bavarians
2284 Society War 631AD Wends lay waste Francia and Thuringia - Saxons cease to pay tribute
2285 Celestial Unspecified Prodigies 740AD Signs in the sun and the moon and in the stars appear before the death of Charles Martel
2296 Celestial Tunguska-like event 147BC Wrath of God strikes Antioch; possible overhead comet explosion
2304 Society Mass Death 312AD Innumberable deaths by famine and plague
2320 Society War 635AD Gascons rebell against the Franks
2321 Environment Unusual Weather 338BC Lightning, divine fire disrupts siege of Cydonia
2329 Celestial Comet 130AD Star of Antinous
2346 Society Mass Death 428BC (Spr.) Plague of Athens 2nd outbreak
2355 Geology Volcanic Eruption 135BC Eruption of Mount Etna: 'greater fires than normal'
2356 Geology Outgassing 126BC Fire and gases erupting from the sea off northern Sicily; many fish killed, people sickened, killed
2357 Society Prodigy 137BC Aug. Animal prodigies observed in Rome
2358 Archeology Volcanic Eruption Evidence 122BC Eruption of Mount Etna destroys city of Catania
2360 Celestial Solar Eclipse 478BC Feb. 17 Solar eclipse
2365 Environment Unusual Fire 642AD Chalon is burnt to the ground
2383 Celestial Solar Eclipse 318AD Solar eclipse
2387 Geology Tsunami 426BC Oct. Malian Gulf tsunami during Peloponnesian War
2408 Geology Earthquake 350BC Earthquake at Prieni, Asia Minor; city totally destroyed
2413 Archeology Earthquake Evidence 760BC The Amos Earthquake