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SEXTILIS
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   The name of this month ...
   Kalendae, Dies Fastus (F)
   On August 1st ...
   SPES
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   On August 2nd ...
   Dies Ater
   Ante Diem IV Non., Dies Fastus (F)
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   Ante Diem III Non., Dies Comitialis (C)
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   On August 4th ...
   Pridie Non., Dies Comitialis (C)
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   SALVS
   Nonae, Dies Fastus (F)
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   Ante Diem VIII Idus, Dies Fastus (F)
   Dies Ater
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   Ante Diem VII Idus, Dies Comitialis (C)
   On August 7th ...
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   Ante Diem VI Idus, Dies Comitialis (C)
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   On August 9th ...
   Ante Diem V Idus, Dies Comitialis (C)
10
   Ante Diem IV Idus, Dies Comitialis (C)
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   Ante Diem III Idus, Dies Comitialis (C)
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   Pridie Idus, Dies Comitialis (C)
   On August 12th ...
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   NEMORALIA
   On August 13th ...
   Idus, Dies Nefastus Publicus (NP)
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   Ante Diem XIX Kal., Dies Fastus (F)
   Dies Ater
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   Ante Diem XVIII Kal., Dies Comitialis (C)
   On August 15th ...
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   Ante Diem XVII Kal., Dies Comitialis (C)
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   A.D. XVI Kal., Dies Nefastus Publicus (NP)
   PORTVNALIA
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   Ante Diem XV Kal., Dies Comitialis (C)
   On August 18th ...
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   Ante Diem XIV Kal., Dies Fastus (F)
   On August 19th ...
   VINALIA RVSTICA
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   Ante Diem XIII Kal., Dies Comitialis (C)
   On Augut 20th ...
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   Ante Diem XII Kal., Dies Comitialis (C)
   CONSVALIA
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   Ante Diem XI Kal., Dies Endotercisus (EN)
   On August 22nd ...
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   VVLCANALIA
   A.D. X Kal., Dies Nefastus Publicus (NP)
   On August 23rd ...
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   Ante Diem IX Kal., Dies Comitialis (C)
   On August 24th ...
   MVNDVS CERIALIS
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   A.D. VIII Kal., Dies Nefastus Publicus (NP)
   On August 25th ...
   OPICONSIVA
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   Ante Diem VII Kal., Dies Comitialis (C)
   On August 26th ...
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   A.D. VI Kal., Dies Nefastus Publicus (NP)
   VOLTVRNALIA
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   Ante Diem V Kal., Dies Comitialis (C)
   On August 28th ...
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   Ante Diem IV Kal., Dies Comitialis (C)
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   Ante Diem III Kal., Dies Comitialis (C)
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   On August 31st ...
   Pridie Kal. Sep., Dies Comitialis (C)
   During the month of August ...
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SEX 1st, 2018 ( )
  The name of this month ...

The name of this month was changed from SEXTILIS to AVGVSTVS in 8 BCE.

SEX 1st, 2018 ( )
  Kalendae, Dies Fastus (F)

The 1st of every month is the Kalends. Historically on this day the Rex Sacrorum made a sacrifice to Iuno and also honored Ianus. It is encouraged that the Lares of the family also be honored on this day.

SEX 1st, 2018 ( )
  On August 1st ...

On August 1st:  Antony committed suicide in Egypt in 30 BCE.  The future emperor Claudius was born in 10 BCE.  Pertinax, who briefly reigned in 193 CE, following the murder of Commodus, was born in 126 CE.  Justin, the emperor at Constantinople, died in 527 CE.  His nephew, Justinian, had been made co-emperor a few months before the death of Justin and continued to reign until his own death in 565.

SEX 1st, 2018 ( )
  SPES
SEX 2nd, 2018 ( )
  On August 2nd ...

On August 2nd:  In 216 BCE, Roman forces suffered a disastrous defeat at Cannae, at the hands of Hannibal.  In 47 BCE, Caesar defeated Pharnaces II of Pontus, at Zela (veni, vidi, vici).  The puppet emperor in the west, Majorian, was eliminated in 461 CE.  He was replaced by another puppet, Libius Severus.

SEX 2nd, 2018 ( )
  Dies Ater
SEX 2nd, 2018 ( )
  Ante Diem IV Non., Dies Fastus (F)
SEX 3rd, 2018 ( )
  Ante Diem III Non., Dies Comitialis (C)
SEX 4th, 2018 ( )
  On August 4th ...

On this day in 70 CE, the future emperor Titus destroyed the Jewish temple in Jerusalem.

SEX 4th, 2018 ( )
  Pridie Non., Dies Comitialis (C)
SEX 5th, 2018 ( )
  SALVS
SEX 5th, 2018 ( )
  Nonae, Dies Fastus (F)
SEX 6th, 2018 ( )
  Ante Diem VIII Idus, Dies Fastus (F)
SEX 6th, 2018 ( )
  Dies Ater
SEX 7th, 2018 ( )
  Ante Diem VII Idus, Dies Comitialis (C)
SEX 7th, 2018 ( )
  On August 7th ...

The future emperor Constantius II was born on this day in 317 CE.

SEX 8th, 2018 ( )
  Ante Diem VI Idus, Dies Comitialis (C)
SEX 9th, 2018 ( )
  On August 9th ...

On August 9th:  The emperor Trajan died in 117 CE.  He was succeeded by Hadrian.  In 378 CE, the emperor Valens was killed by the Visigoths in battle at Adrianople.

SEX 9th, 2018 ( )
  Ante Diem V Idus, Dies Comitialis (C)
SEX 10th, 2018 ( )
  Ante Diem IV Idus, Dies Comitialis (C)
SEX 11th, 2018 ( )
  Ante Diem III Idus, Dies Comitialis (C)
SEX 12th, 2018 ( )
  Pridie Idus, Dies Comitialis (C)
SEX 12th, 2018 ( )
  On August 12th ...

On this day in 30 BCE, Cleopatra committed suicide in Egypt rather than allow herself to be brought to Rome by Octavian.

SEX 13th, 2018 ( )
  NEMORALIA
SEX 13th, 2018 ( )
  On August 13th ...

Octavian celebrated a triple triumph on this day of 29 BCE, commemorating victories in Illyricum, at Actium, and in Egypt.

SEX 13th, 2018 ( )
  Idus, Dies Nefastus Publicus (NP)
SEX 14th, 2018 ( )
  Ante Diem XIX Kal., Dies Fastus (F)
SEX 14th, 2018 ( )
  Dies Ater
SEX 15th, 2018 ( )
  Ante Diem XVIII Kal., Dies Comitialis (C)
SEX 15th, 2018 ( )
  On August 15th ...

On August 15th:  The emperor Honorius died in 423 CE.  The puppet emperor Libius Severus (Severus III) died in 465 CE.  It is possible he died naturally.

SEX 16th, 2018 ( )
  Ante Diem XVII Kal., Dies Comitialis (C)
SEX 17th, 2018 ( )
  A.D. XVI Kal., Dies Nefastus Publicus (NP)
SEX 17th, 2018 ( )
  PORTVNALIA
SEX 18th, 2018 ( )
  Ante Diem XV Kal., Dies Comitialis (C)
SEX 18th, 2018 ( )
  On August 18th ...

On August 18th:  The temple of Divus Iulius, in the Roman Forum, was dedicated in 29 BCE.  In 472 CE, the Visigoth, Ricimer, the Magister Militum and puppet-master of the western empire, died.

SEX 19th, 2018 ( )
  Ante Diem XIV Kal., Dies Fastus (F)
SEX 19th, 2018 ( )
  On August 19th ...

On August 19th:  Augustus died in 14 CE, at the age of 75, after having reigned as Rome's first emperor for more than forty years.  He was succeeded by Tiberius.  In 232 CE, the future emperor Marcus Aurelius Probus was born.

SEX 19th, 2018 ( )
  VINALIA RVSTICA
SEX 20th, 2018 ( )
  Ante Diem XIII Kal., Dies Comitialis (C)
SEX 20th, 2018 ( )
  On Augut 20th ...

One day after the death of Augustus in 14 CE, his grandson Agrippa Postumus, was executed.  He had previously been banished to a small island for disreputable conduct, but the precise reason his guards killed him is not known.

SEX 21st, 2018 ( )
  Ante Diem XII Kal., Dies Comitialis (C)
SEX 21st, 2018 ( )
  CONSVALIA
SEX 22nd, 2018 ( )
  Ante Diem XI Kal., Dies Endotercisus (EN)
SEX 22nd, 2018 ( )
  On August 22nd ...

On August 22nd:  Flavius Eugenius was installed as emperor in the west by Arbogastes, the Magister Militum, in 392 CE.  In 408 CE, Flavius Stilicho, the Magister Militum, was executed.

SEX 23rd, 2018 ( )
  VVLCANALIA
SEX 23rd, 2018 ( )
  A.D. X Kal., Dies Nefastus Publicus (NP)
SEX 23rd, 2018 ( )
  On August 23rd ...

On August 23rd:  Caesarion, the son of Caesar and Cleopatra, was executed in 30 BCE, shortly after the suicide of his mother.  It was too dangerous for the powers-that-were to let him live.  In 79 CE, Vesuvius erupted, ultimately burying Pompeii and Herculaneum.  Agricola died in 93 CE.  The barbarian leader, Radagaisus, was killed after being defeated by Stilicho, near Florence, in 406 CE.  Odovacar defeated Orestes, the Magister Militum and father of Romulus Augustulus, the last emperor in the west, at Ticinum in 476 CE.  A few days later, Orestes was beheaded and Romulus Augustulus deposed and sent into exile.  The western Roman empire was caput.

SEX 24th, 2018 ( )
  Ante Diem IX Kal., Dies Comitialis (C)
SEX 24th, 2018 ( )
  On August 24th ...

On this day of 410 CE, Alaric sacked Rome.  It had been almost 800 years since the previous time foreign invaders accomplished that.

SEX 24th, 2018 ( )
  MVNDVS CERIALIS

MVNDVS CERIALIS.  On three days each year (the others being October 5th and November 8th) the gateway to the underworld located in the Roman Forum was opened and offerings to the dead were made.

SEX 25th, 2018 ( )
  A.D. VIII Kal., Dies Nefastus Publicus (NP)
SEX 25th, 2018 ( )
  On August 25th ...

On August 25th:  In 79 CE, Pliny the Elder died near the erupting Mt. Vesuvius.  The emperor Gratian was betrayed and killed in 383 CE.  In 450 CE, Flavius Marcianus succeeded Theodosius II as emperor at Constantinople.

SEX 25th, 2018 ( )
  OPICONSIVA
SEX 26th, 2018 ( )
  Ante Diem VII Kal., Dies Comitialis (C)
SEX 26th, 2018 ( )
  On August 26th ...

On this day of 55 BCE, Caesar landed in Britain for the first time.

SEX 27th, 2018 ( )
  A.D. VI Kal., Dies Nefastus Publicus (NP)
SEX 27th, 2018 ( )
  VOLTVRNALIA
SEX 28th, 2018 ( )
  Ante Diem V Kal., Dies Comitialis (C)
SEX 28th, 2018 ( )
  On August 28th ...

On August 28th:  The usurper in Britannia, and then tolerated emperor, Magnus Maximus, was executed by Theodosius I, after he invaded Italy.  The western emperor Iulius Nepos fled to Dalmatia in 475 CE, after having been deposed by Orestes.  On this day, one year later, Orestes was beheaded.

SEX 29th, 2018 ( )
  Ante Diem IV Kal., Dies Comitialis (C)
SEX 30th, 2018 ( )
  Ante Diem III Kal., Dies Comitialis (C)
SEX 31st, 2018 ( )
  On August 31st ...

On August 31st:  Gaius Caesar (Caligula) was born in 12 CE.  Commodus, the son of Marcus Aurelius, was born in 161 CE.

SEX 31st, 2018 ( )
  Pridie Kal. Sep., Dies Comitialis (C)
SEX 31st, 2018 ( )
  During the month of August ...

During the month of August:

In 133 BCE, the Spanish city of Numantia, after a long siege, was captured by Scipio Aemilianus, and destroyed.

In 57 BCE, Cicero was recalled from exile.

In 54 BCE, Julia, the daughter of Caesar, and wife of Pompey, died in childbirth, weakening the links between the two triumvirs.

In 48 BCE, Caesar defeated Pompey at Pharsalus.

In 406 CE, Flavius Stilicho, the half-Roman, half-Vandal Magister Militum and son-in-law of Theodosius I, defeated the barbarian leader Radagaisus, near Florence.

In 489 CE, the Ostrogoths, under Theoderic, invaded Italy.