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5523 Society Politics 30BC Aug. 1 Death of Marcus Antonius, supporter of Julius Caesar
5600 Society Politics 48BC Death of Marcus Caelius Rufus in rebellion against Caesar
5547 Society People 121BC Death of Marcus Fulvius Flaccus (consul 125 BC): ally of the Gracchi
5651 Society Politics 63BC Jun. Death of Metellus Pius, Caesar elected Pontifex Maximus
5702 Society War 48BC Death of Milo, murderer of Clodius; at Compsa Castle, site of prodigies the previous years
5602 Society Politics 39BC Death of Quintus Labienus: traitor to Caesar and to Rome
5285 Society War 377BC Defeat of Antium and destruction of Satricum
5277 Society War 386BC Defection of the Latins from Rome, Volscians help the Antiates invade the Pomptine territory
2077 Environment Flood 586AD Deluges flood Burgundy
4941 Environment Flood 400AD Deluges of rain
5239 Society People 460BC Democritus, philosopher
5091 Society Sack or Destruction of City 722BC Deportation of Israelites - Shalmaneser V, Sargon II
5092 Society Sack or Destruction of City 732BC Deportation of Israelites Tiglath-Pileser III
35 Society Sack or Destruction of City 146BC Destruction of Corinth
5283 Society War 380BC Dictatorship of T. Quinctius Cincinnatus; capture of Praeneste and nine towns
312 Celestial Tunguska-like event 312AD Did a meteor over central Italy in AD 312 change the course of Roman and Christian history?
5224 Society People 350BC Diocles of Peparethus, author of earliest known Roman history
5430 Archeology Cultural Evidence 5500BC Dnieper–Donets culture, north of Black Sea, late Cro-Magnons contemporaneous with Samara culture, succeeded by Yamna
5392 Archeology Mass Migration Evidence 950BC Dorian invasion hypothesis becomes Dorian migration and settling after collapse of Bronze Age
5490 Celestial Halo 108BC Double halo around the sun associated with pestilence in Babylon
2787 Celestial Halo 110BC Double halo around the sun observed in Babylon
4512 Environment Drought 305AD Drought
4949 Environment Drought 1014AD Apr. 5 Drought in Germany
4917 Environment Drought 994AD Drought in Kievan Rus'
4922 Environment Drought 1008AD Drought in Kievan Rus'
4921 Environment Drought 1001AD Drought in Western Europe
4951 Environment Drought 1022AD (Sum.) Drought in Western Europe
4952 Environment Drought 1025AD Drought in Western Europe dries up streams and springs
2707 Environment Animal Prodigies 332BC (Spr.) During siege of Tyre sea monster tossed up by large wave
5173 Environment Dust/Ash Veil 2300BC Dust from unknown source
2648 Celestial Solar Eclipse 648BC Apr. 6 Earliest solar eclipse to be chronicled by the Greeks
5353 Archeology Cultural Evidence 100BC Early compositions of Jewish Sibylline Oracles in Alexandria
1613 Archeology Dating Evidence 910BC Early construction at Rome
5469 Archeology Pestilence Evidence 1686BC Early Divergent Strains of Yersinia pestis found in Kytmanovo, Russia
5439 Archeology Cultural Evidence 5500BC Early metallurgy: copper smelting, Belovode, Serbia: Vinča culture
4942 Geology Sinkhole 400AD Earth is opening up and sinkholes swallow up inhabitants
2920 Geology Earthquake 680BC Earth quaked for a whole day during Esarhaddon's reign
2674 Geology Earthquake 400BC Earthquake - divine displeasure - halts invasion of Elis
5166 Archeology Earthquake Evidence 2300BC Earthquake and crustal warping in Anatolia, Black Sea, and Rhodes
5502 Archeology Earthquake Evidence 160BC Feb. 28 Earthquake and tsunami strikes Levant during Maccabean revolt
5218 Geology Earthquake 325BC Nov. Earthquake associated with tsunami that destroyed much of Alexander's fleet in India
2917 Geology Earthquake 89BC Earthquake at Apamea
2679 Geology Earthquake 388BC Earthquake at Argos deters invasion
1217 Geology Earthquake 373BC (Win.) Earthquake at Delos just before great earthquake and tsunami
2653 Geology Earthquake 431BC Earthquake at Delos warning of the beginning of the Peloponnesian War
2637 Geology Other 490BC Earthquake at Delos, said to be first by Herodotus
2408 Geology Earthquake 350BC Earthquake at Prieni, Asia Minor; city totally destroyed
5500 Geology Earthquake 91BC Earthquake at Regium; part of the city and walls destroyed
5157 Archeology Earthquake Evidence 1650BC Earthquake caused by Theran Eruption
2893 Geology Earthquake 279BC (Win.) Earthquake during Gallic invasion of Greece; thunderbolts and rocks fall from Parnassus
4523 Geology Earthquake 117AD Nov. 10 Earthquake during Hadrian's reign
2663 Geology Earthquake 420BC (Sum.) Earthquake felt at Athens and Corinth while Alcibiades ranting against Spartans
2719 Geology Earthquake 252BC Feb. 19 Earthquake followed by hailstorm in Babylon
4166 Geology Earthquake 51AD Earthquake in Apamea
2747 Geology Earthquake 171BC Earthquake in Babylon
2796 Geology Earthquake 94BC Jul. Earthquake in Babylon
105 Geology Earthquake 348AD Earthquake in Beirut
4913 Geology Earthquake 876AD Earthquake in Byzantium, many towns destroyed
90 Geology Earthquake 335AD Earthquake in Cyprus, many places collaps
4555 Geology Earthquake 110AD Earthquake in Galatia
98 Geology Earthquake 344AD Earthquake in Neocaesarea
5082 Geology Earthquake 1312AD Earthquake in Palestine
2665 Geology Earthquake 413BC (Win.) Earthquake in Sparta
2902 Geology Earthquake 69BC Earthquake in Syria; a hundred and seventy thousand people, and several cities, were destroyed
2925 Geology Earthquake 31BC Sep. Earthquake kills ten to thirty thousand men and brings destruction upon cattle
2644 Geology Earthquake 480BC Sep. 20 Earthquake on the day of the Battle of Salamis
5058 Geology Earthquake 3300BC Earthquake Palestine
5059 Geology Earthquake 2700BC Earthquake Palestine
5060 Geology Earthquake 2100BC Earthquake Palestine
5061 Geology Earthquake 1560BC Earthquake Palestine
5062 Geology Earthquake 1050BC Earthquake Palestine
5063 Geology Earthquake 525BC Earthquake Palestine
5064 Geology Earthquake 140BC Earthquake Palestine
5066 Geology Earthquake 33AD Earthquake Palestine
5067 Geology Earthquake 112AD Earthquake Palestine
5071 Geology Earthquake 419AD Earthquake Palestine
5069 Geology Earthquake 502AD Earthquake Palestine
5073 Geology Earthquake 660AD Earthquake Palestine
5072 Geology Earthquake 749AD Earthquake Palestine
5081 Geology Earthquake 991AD Earthquake Palestine
5074 Geology Earthquake 1068AD Earthquake Palestine
5080 Geology Earthquake 1202AD Earthquake Palestine
5076 Geology Earthquake 1212AD Earthquake Palestine
5075 Geology Earthquake 1293AD Earthquake Palestine
5077 Geology Earthquake 1293AD Earthquake Palestine
5078 Geology Earthquake 1458AD Earthquake Palestine
5079 Geology Earthquake 1588AD Earthquake Palestine
5057 Geology Earthquake 4000BC Earthquake Palestine - Jericho
2512 Geology Earthquake 544BC Earthquake predicted by Pherecydes of Syros
2706 Geology Earthquake 656BC Mar. Earthquake recorded by Assyrians
5152 Archeology Earthquake Evidence 2300BC Earthquake Site destruction and abandonment in Palestine/Syria
2660 Geology Earthquake 424BC Mar. 31 Earthquake within 10 days of solar eclipse
5184 Archeology Earthquake Evidence 1175BC Earthquakes destroyed Bronze Age civilization
2701 Geology Earthquake 360BC Earthquakes Heraclea Pontica and Orphyneum
5169 Archeology Mass destruction of unknown origin 2100BC Earthquakes in Anatolia
2716 Geology Earthquake 303BC Earthquakes in Ionia recorded on Parian marble, Greece
1443 Geology Earthquake 63BC Earthquakes mentioned by Cicero, probably in Italy
5182 Archeology Mass destruction of unknown origin 2300BC Earthquakes, crustal movement, floods, Indus Valley
4953 Celestial Lunar Eclipse 817AD Feb. 5 Eclipse of the moon
5363 Archeology Mass destruction of unknown origin 1070BC Egyptian empire falls during Late Bronze Age collapse
5463 Archeology Cultural Evidence 3300BC Egyptian hieroglyphs
2903 Geology Volcanic Eruption 198BC Emergence of the island Hiera; the whole sea boiled and blazed
5237 Society People 490BC Empedocles formulates 4 elements and 2 powers of the cosmos
5183 Archeology Mass destruction of unknown origin 1900BC End of Harappan Civilization, floods, earthquakes
5292 Society Politics 354BC End of the early Latin Wars; Rome prevails
5126 Society Politics 700BC End of Villanovan, rise of Etruscan in Italy
5242 Other Other 2100BC Epic of Gilgamesh stories composed
5232 Society People 341BC Epicurus
5720 Society Mass sickness 435BC Epidemic in Rome during which Latins attack
5699 Society Mass sickness 462BC Epidemic in Rome; both consuls among the victims
2848 Society Mass sickness 266BC Epidemic with many deaths in Babylon
5300 Society People 276BC Eratosthenes of Cyrene
5301 Society Science 200BC Eratosthenes of Cyrene accurately calculates the circumference of the Earth
5459 Archeology Cultural Evidence 5400BC Eridu: earliest city in southern Mesopotamia
1424 Geology Volcanic Eruption 126BC Eruption of Etna; island emerges burning with violent blast
2916 Geology Volcanic Eruption 226BC Eruption of Methana volcano, Greece
2658 Geology Volcanic Eruption 479BC Eruption of Mount Etna
2657 Geology Volcanic Eruption 425BC (Spr.) Eruption of Mount Etna
2020 Geology Volcanic Eruption 140BC Eruption of Mount Etna associated with fall of objects from the sky
2358 Archeology Volcanic Eruption Evidence 122BC Eruption of Mount Etna destroys city of Catania
2677 Geology Volcanic Eruption 396BC Eruption of Mount Etna during war between Carthaginians and Syracuse
2355 Geology Volcanic Eruption 135BC Eruption of Mount Etna: 'greater fires than normal'
5155 Archeology Volcanic Eruption Evidence 1650BC Eruption of Thera Changed World
5127 Archeology Volcanic Eruption Evidence 1650BC Eruption of Thera, Collapse of Bronze Age Mediterranean civilization, Volcanic Winter around the World
2670 Environment Unusual Weather 413BC Sep. 13 Escaping Athenians caught in torrential rain and massacred; End of the Sicilian Expedition
5571 Society Laws and legal system 120BC Establishment of senatus consultum ultimum in Roman constitutional practice; tool used for oppression
5266 Society Massacre 298BC Etruscans and Gauls invade Rome, Battle of Volterra
5643 Society War 389BC Etruscans, the Volsci and the Aequi unite against Rome: Marcus Furius Camillus dictator
73 Society Massacre 135BC Eunus and the First Servile War against Rome
2786 Geology River/Water Table Anomalies 112BC Euphrates river turns red
5377 Archeology Comet/Asteroid Evidence 10800BC Evidence for deposition of 10 million tonnes of impact spherules across four continents 12,800 years ago
5379 Archeology Comet/Asteroid Evidence 10900BC Evidence from central Mexico supporting the Younger Dryas extraterrestrial impact hypothesis
5172 Society Mass Migration 2300BC Exodus event?
2773 Celestial Meteor or Meteorite 125BC Exploding fireball observed in Babylon
5314 Society Politics 509BC Expulsion of Tarquinius Superbus, Founding of Roman Republic; Consuls: Lucius Iunius Brutus and Lucius Tarquinius Collatinus
5338 Society Politics 657BC Expulsion of the Bacchiadae from Corinth
5728 Environment Unusual Weather 400BC (Win.) Extreme cold at Rome, roads blocked, Tiber frozen
1442 Environment Unusual Weather 63BC Extreme heat
5617 Society Laws and legal system 73BC Fabia, chief Vestal acquitted of incestum with Lucius Sergius Catilina.
5582 Society People 280BC Fabius Maximus Cunctator: father of guerrilla warfare; five times consul, two times dictator
5194 Society War 539BC Oct. Fall of Babylon to Cyrus the Great
2791 Celestial Falling Fire 106BC Feb. 28 Fall of fire observed in Babylon
2723 Celestial Falling Fire 248BC Jan. Fall of fire outside of Babylonian territory observed from Babylon
2881 Society War 612BC Fall of Nineveh, Assyrian Empire collapses
5200 Society Sack or Destruction of City 1188BC Fall of Troy
2745 Celestial Falling Fire 176BC Falling fire observed in Babylon
4514 Society Famine 305AD Famine
4938 Society Famine 400AD Famine
4559 Society Famine 162AD (Spr.) Famine after flood of the Tiber
5633 Society Famine 492BC Famine due to war
5191 Society Famine 612BC Famine in Babylon reported with lunar eclipse observation
5192 Society Famine 610BC Famine in Babylon reported with lunar eclipse observation
2846 Society Famine 273BC Famine in Babylon, people sold their children (for food?)
4936 Society Famine 874AD Famine in Constantiople
1106 Society Famine 439BC Famine in early Rome, Cincinnatus made dictator, Spurius Maelius murdered for trying to help the poor
498 Society Famine 976AD Famine in England
4945 Society Famine 994AD Famine in Kievan Rus'
2942 Society Famine 24BC Famine in Syria: People eat many things that did not used to be eaten
4686 Society Mass Death 24BC Famine leads to distempers and a pestilential disease in men
2820 Society Famine 374BC Famine so severe people "sold" (ate?) their children in Babylon
4940 Environment Drought 400AD Fierce droughts and fiery whirlwinds descending from above
4258 Celestial Fire in the sky 600AD Fiery balls and a great number of glowing spears in the western skies
437 Celestial Unspecified Prodigies 926AD Fiery Lights in Northern Sky
1473 Celestial Meteor or Meteorite 48BC Aug. 9 Fiery torch, thunderbolt, seen over Caesar's camp, falls on Pompey's camp
1394 Geology Earthquake 217BC Fifty-seven earthquakes in the year of the Battle of Lake Trasimene; cities overthrown, rivers diverted, cliffs torn away
2356 Geology Outgassing 126BC Fire and gases erupting from the sea off northern Sicily; many fish killed, people sickened, killed
5499 Geology Outgassing 91BC Fire erupted from the earth at Aeneria (Ischia)
138 Celestial Fire in the sky 679AD Fire from Heaven burned Coldingham, Scotland
1328 Celestial Fire in the sky 215BC Fire shone out at sea; possible plasma event or fireball
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
2830 Celestial Meteor or Meteorite 333BC Fireball illuminated ground recorded by Babylonians
1308 Celestial Fire in the sky 86BC Fireball like "burning shield scattering sparks", observed in Rome
5482 Celestial Meteor or Meteorite 137BC (Spr.) Fireball observed from Babylon
2914 Celestial Meteor or Meteorite 644BC Dec. 24 Fireball observed in Babylon and China; falling stones
2833 Celestial Meteor or Meteorite 323BC Nov. Fireballs recorded by Babylonians, one like a "torch"
2700 Celestial Meteor or Meteorite 331BC Oct. 1 Fireballs, portents decide fate of Persian Empire at Battle of Gaugamela
5657 Society Politics 63BC Nov. 8 First Catilinarian oration by Cicero: a study in propaganda and intimidation
5417 Archeology Mass destruction of unknown origin 2181BC First Intermediate Period of Egypt, Divided Egypt, famine, chaos
5270 Society War 640BC First Latin War; Rome against the Latins; people captured and made citizens of Rome
5727 Society Expiation 399BC First lectisternum held in Rome - banquest to appease the gods
10 Society War 214BC First Macedonian War
5507 Society War 89BC First Mithridatic War; Kingdom of Pontus and many Greek cities rebelled against Rome
5197 Society War 492BC First Persian Invasion of Greece
5726 Society Politics 408BC First plebeian quaestors elected at Rome
1269 Celestial Solar Eclipse 584BC May 28 First predicted solar eclipse, Thales of Miletus
5 Society War 264BC First Punic War
2905 Geology Earthquake 350BC First recorded Persian earthquake; numerous cities, 2000 villages destroyed
5261 Society War 343BC First Samnite War
5540 Society Politics 494BC Dec. First Secession of the Plebs due to extreme debt and wealth/political inequality
4257 Geology Other 599AD Fish are killed by boiling lake water in Lake of Thun
4808 Society People 642AD Flaochad struck down by fever
5332 Environment Plasma Event 163BC Flock of goats killed by lightning
2254 Environment Flood 162AD (Spr.) Flood of the Tiber
5276 Society Politics 493BC Foedus Cassianum, military alliance between the Latin cities with Rome
1453 Environment Unusual Weather 53BC Fog, lightning, violent winds afflict Crassus' army in Mesopotamia
5615 Society Expiation 483BC Following a series of portents the vestal virgin Oppia/Opimia was found guilty of a breach of chastity; buried alive
1425 Geology Tsunami 472BC Following volcanic eruption on Pithecussae, the sea retreated then turned back and deluged the island.
5209 Environment Animal Prodigies 373BC (Win.) For five days before great earthquake and tsunami, creatures flee region
5165 Archeology Dating Evidence 753BC Apr. 21 Founding of Rome
5258 Geology River/Water Table Anomalies 198BC Fountains of Arethusa in Chalcis stopped and gushed up elsewhere
4553 Geology Earthquake 105AD Four cities of Asia and two of Greece overthrown by an earthquake
5531 Society Politics 52BC Fulvia: first Roman non-mythological woman to appear on Roman coins; appears in records at death of Clodius, her 1st husband
5562 Society Laws and legal system 59BC Gaius Antonius Hybrida (the monster) co-consul with Cicero; prosecuted and exiled for taking part in the Catilinarian conspiracy
5709 Society Politics 40BC Gaius Asinius Pollio, consul 40 BC; friend of Caesar and Antony; historian, literary patron
5668 Society Politics 49BC Gaius Claudius Marcellus Maior, consul 49 BC, opponent of Caesar; started civil war; fled Rome with Pompeius
5703 Society Politics 50BC Gaius Claudius Marcellus Minor, consul 50 BC, opposed Caesar; was later pardoned
3076 Society People 100BC Jul. 12 Gaius Julius Caesar, Birth, GJC Era
5572 Society Politics 66BC Gaius Licinius Macer: annalist, people's rights activist; defamed, prosecuted and ruined by Cicero, commits suicide
5625 Society Politics 491BC Gaius Marcius Coriolanus defects to the Volscii after enraging the patricians and plebeians
5491 Society People 157BC Gaius Marius, general, consul, uncle and role model of Julius Caesar
5613 Society Politics 100BC Dec. Gaius Memmius "a man fiercely hostile to the power of the nobles" murdered during consular elections
5522 Society War 49BC Gaius Scribonius Curio defeated by Juba, along with aid from Attius Varus, at the Second Battle of the Bagradas River
5533 Society People 121BC Gaius Sempronius Gracchus murdered by Roman Senate
5294 Society People 462BC Gaius Terentilius Harsa, plebeian tribune and advocate of formal law code for all
2901 Society Massacre 277BC Gallic army destroyed by furies and ghosts; Battle of Lysimachia
5246 Society Massacre 279BC Gallic invasion of Greece, Battle of Thermopylae
5247 Society War 390BC Gallic invasion of Rome, Battle of the Allia
2320 Society War 635AD Gascons rebell against the Franks
5221 Archeology Dating Evidence 250BC Giant ancient water basin found in Rome
65 Celestial Comet 135BC Aug. 31 Giant comet stretched across the heavens at the birth of Mithradates; entire sky 'on fire'
5489 Archeology Cultural Evidence 14000BC Giant Megaliths in Siberia Largest in the World
5517 Society Assassination 48BC Sep. 29 Gnaeus Pompeius Magnus murdered by servants of Ptolemy XIII
5388 Archeology Dating Evidence 11000BC Göbekli Tepe predates pottery, metallurgy, and the invention of writing or the wheel
5410 Archeology Cultural Evidence 900BC Golasecca culture, Northern Italy
54 Celestial Tunguska-like event 373BC (Win.) Great Comet like a flaming torch before great earthquake and tsunami that swallowed entire cities in Greece
5208 Geology Earthquake 373BC (Win.) Great earthquake; Bura disappeared in a chasm of the earth, and Helice was wiped out by a wave from the sea.
497 Society Mass Death 962AD Great Mortality/Fever in 962
2709 Environment Unusual Weather 316BC Great rainstorm and hail floods Rhodes, city walls collapse, 500 killed
4939 Geology Earthquake 400AD Grievous earthquakes overturning houses and entire cities from their foundations
213 Celestial Comet 49BC Apr. 14 Guest Star, Bushy star, Cassiopeia; observed in China
209 Celestial Comet 69BC Aug. 20 Guest Star, Comet Swift-Tuttle
207 Celestial Nova 69BC Jul. 23 Guest Star, Nova, observed by Chinese
5416 Society Politics 2214BC Gutian dynasty of Sumer, destruction of Akkad
5390 Archeology Dating Evidence 2400BC Gutian people in Zagros mountains; pale in complexion and blonde; rapacious barbarians from east central Asia
2769 Celestial Meteor or Meteorite 131BC Hail of small stones falls in Babylon
2766 Environment Unusual Weather 133BC Hailstones as large as plums fall in Babylon; much lightning and thunder; associated with solar eclipse
493 Celestial Comet 892AD Apr. 25 Hairy Star appears
5384 Archeology Dating Evidence 800BC Hallstatt culture becomes predominant Central European culture; spread to western Iberian peninsula, Britain, and Ireland
1297 Environment Atmospheric Prodigies 114BC Halo around the sun in the consulships of Gaius Porcius and Manius Acilius
5255 Environment Atmospheric Prodigies 198BC Haloes around the sun and moon
5575 Society War 218BC Hannibal crosses the Alps into Italy: Battle of Ticinus
5578 Society People 247BC Hannibal: one of the greatest military commanders in history
5177 Archeology Mass Migration Evidence 2200BC Harappan culture migrates from Western Asia to Indus region
4923 Environment Unusual Weather 1011AD (Win.) Harsh winter in Kievan Rus', Europe and Northern Africa
4950 Environment Unusual Weather 1020AD (Win.) Harsh winter in Western Europe
5356 Archeology Mass destruction of unknown origin 1180BC Hattusas burned to the ground; Hittite kingdom vanishes from the historical record
4168 Celestial Fire in the sky 333AD Dec. 25 Heaven blazes with continuous fire on the very night after Constans is elevated to the rank of Caesar at Constantinople
2730 Environment Unusual Weather 233BC Nov. Heavy rain, flooding, severe cold in Babylon
2878 Environment Unusual Weather 143BC Heavy snowfall in Syria/Palestine during Maccabean Revolt
2673 Environment Unusual Weather 404BC (Win.) Heavy snowstorm associated with the Battle of Phyle
5366 Archeology Volcanic Eruption Evidence 1021BC Hekla 3 eruption causes 18 years of global cooling; tree ring and ice core evidence
5233 Society People 535BC Heraclitus of Ephesus
66 Society People 440BC Heraclitus, Early Stoicism
5211 Society People 484BC Herodotus
47 Society People 449BC Herodotus Writes The Histories
5094 Society Politics 739BC Hiram II becomes King of Tyre
2420 Archeology Climate Evidence 210BC Historical, ice core, tree ring evidence for at least two volcanic eruptions between 212 and 200
5424 Archeology Mass destruction of unknown origin 10900BC Holocene extinction; The Sixth Extinction; Younger Dryas Impact Event
5234 Society People 750BC Homer
5624 Society War 509BC Horatius Cocles defends Rome at the Sublicius bridge against Etruscans, Lars Porsenna
44 Celestial Comet 480BC Sep. Horn shaped Comet, Battle of Salamis
5368 Archeology Dating Evidence 10900BC Ice core data supports ancient space impact idea
5718 Society Politics 450BC Illegal seizure of power by Decemvirs leads to reforms
4359 Society War 594AD In a war between Franks and Bretons many fall by the sword
5336 Environment Strange Sounds 163BC In Cephallenia a trumpet seemed to sound in the sky
5340 Environment Fall of Unusual Objects 166BC In Praenestine territory showers of blood fell
652 Environment Unusual Sounds 204BC In the temple of Juno Sospita at Lanuvium a noise was heard with a dreadful crash
1279 Celestial Comet 76BC In the western sky, comet with a terrible glare during the consulship of Gnaeus Octavius
5466 Archeology Cultural Evidence 3300BC Indus Valley Civilisation; urban planning, metallurgy, wheeled transport, trade network, writing
2304 Society Mass Death 312AD Innumberable deaths by famine and plague
399 Celestial Meteor or Meteorite 245BC Feb. 14 Innumerable large and small meteors traveled westward, China
2082 Society War 593AD Invasion of the kingdom of Chlotar with great losses
5284 Society War 378BC Invasion of Volscii; revolt of plebs against patricians in Rome; Romans plunder Volscii territory
5467 Archeology Mass destruction of unknown origin 1806BC Ipuwer Papyrus, turmoil, arrival of the Asiatics
1422 Geology Other 67BC Island appeared among the Cyclades
1428 Geology Volcanic Eruption 91BC Islands burned several days, sea burned during the Social War
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
510 Environment Plasma Event 217BC Javelins blazed up suddenly in the hands of astounded soldiers
4556 Geology Earthquake 113AD Jerome's Antioch earthquake
5506 Society War 112BC Jugurthine War
5587 Society People 63BC Junia Tertia born, daughter of Julius Caesar? Wife of assassin Gaius Cassius Longinus
5423 Archeology Dating Evidence 9000BC Karaca Dağ, eastern Turkey, site of first domestication of einkorn wheat
5436 Archeology Cultural Evidence 1500BC Karasuk culture; Central Asian steppes; advanced, industrial metal workers
5403 Archeology Cultural Evidence 1450BC Kaskians, peoples living in mountainous Pontic Anatolia during Hittite times; unknown origins
5407 Society Politics 1570BC Kassites rule of Babylon
5427 Archeology Cultural Evidence 5000BC Khvalynsk on the Volga culture
5717 Society Politics 449BC Kidnapping and death of Verginia and overthrow of the decemviri
4519 Society Massacre 600AD King Chlotar's army is massacred by Kings Theudebert and Theuderic
5719 Society Politics 437BC King of Veii executes Roman envoys; Aulus Cornelius Cossus kills him in single combat
4520 Society Sack or Destruction of City 600AD King Theudebert's and Theuderic's army lay waste the towns and districts along the Seine
5396 Archeology Cultural Evidence 1500BC Kingdom of Mitanni aristocracy shows Indo-Aryan roots
5405 Archeology Cultural Evidence 900BC Kingdom of Tabal; neo-Hittite, Luwian speaking, south central Anatolia
5391 Archeology Dating Evidence 500BC La Tène culture develops from Iron Age Hallstatt culture; Celtoi, Galli; expands to Hispania, Italy, the Balkans, Asia Minor
5369 Archeology Volcanic Eruption Evidence 10900BC Laacher See formed by a Plinian eruption; widespread destruction; two decades of environmental disruption
5185 Archeology Earthquake Evidence 2300BC Land subsidence, Sri Lanka
1322 Celestial Meteor or Meteorite 223BC Large fireball; light like day
5272 Society War 508BC Lars Porsena War between Clusium and Aricia; Rome acquires survivors as citizens
5354 Archeology Mass destruction of unknown origin 1200BC Late Bronze Age collapse; almost every significant city in the eastern Mediterranean world destroyed
3 Society War 340BC Latin War, Battle of Vesuvius, duel of Titus Manlius, Devotio of Decius Mus