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OCTOBER
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   Kalendae, Dies Nefastus (N)
   FIDES
   The name of this month ...
   On October 1st ...
2
   Dies Ater
   Ante Diem VI Non., Dies Fastus (F)
3
   LVDI AVGVSTALES begin (duration - 10 days)
   On October 3rd ...
   Ante Diem V Non., Dies Comitialis (C)
4
   Ante Diem IV Non., Dies Comitialis (C)
5
   MVNDVS CERIALIS
   Ante Diem III Non., Dies Comitialis (C)
6
   On October 6th ...
   Pridie Non., Dies Comitialis (C)
7
   On October 7th ...
   Nonae, Dies Fastus (F)
8
   Ante Diem VIII Idus, Dies Fastus (F)
   Dies Ater
   On October 8th ...
9
   Ante Diem VII Idus, Dies Comitialis (C)
   GENIVS POPVLI ROMANI
10
   On October 10th ...
   Ante Diem VI Idus, Dies Comitialis (C)
11
   A.D. V Idus, Dies Nefastus Publicus (NP)
   MEDITRINALIA
12
   On October 12th ...
   AVGVSTALIA
   Ante Diem IV Idus, Dies Comitialis (C)
   FORTVNA REDVX
13
   On October 13th ...
   A.D. III Idus, Dies Nefastus Publicus (NP)
   FONTINALIA
14
   Pridie Idus, Dies Endotercisus (EN)
15
   Idus, Dies Nefastus Publicus (NP)
   On October 15th ...
   EQVVS OCTOBER
16
   Ante Diem XVII Kal., Dies Fastus (F)
   Dies Ater
17
   On October 17th ...
   Ante Diem XVI Kal., Dies Comitialis (C)
18
   On October 18th ...
   Ante Diem XV Kal., Dies Comitialis (C)
19
   ARMILVSTRIVM
   On October 19th ...
   A.D. XIV Kal., Dies Nefastus Publicus (NP)
20
   Ante Diem XIII Kal., Dies Comitialis (C)
21
   Ante Diem XII Kal., Dies Comitialis (C)
22
   Ante Diem XI Kal., Dies Comitialis (C)
23
   Ante Diem X Kal., Dies Comitialis (C)
   On October 23rd ...
24
   Ante Diem IX Kal., Dies Comitialis (C)
   On October 24th ...
25
   Ante Diem VIII Kal., Dies Comitialis (C)
26
   Ante Diem VII Kal., Dies Comitialis (C)
27
   Ante Diem VI Kal., Dies Comitialis (C)
   On October 27th ...
28
   Ante Diem V Kal., Dies Comitialis (C)
   On October 28th ...
29
   Ante Diem IV Kal., Dies Comitialis (C)
30
   On October 30th ...
   Ante Diem III Kal., Dies Comitialis (C)
31
   During the month of October ...
   Pridie Kal. Nov., Dies Comitialis (C)
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OCT 1st, 2018 ( )
  Kalendae, Dies Nefastus (N)

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.

OCT 1st, 2018 ( )
  FIDES
OCT 1st, 2018 ( )
  The name of this month ...

Tiberius vetoed a suggestion that this month be renamed after his mother Livia.

OCT 1st, 2018 ( )
  On October 1st ...

On this day in 208 CE, the future emperor Severus Alexander, was born.

OCT 2nd, 2018 ( )
  Dies Ater
OCT 2nd, 2018 ( )
  Ante Diem VI Non., Dies Fastus (F)
OCT 3rd, 2018 ( )
  LVDI AVGVSTALES begin (duration - 10 days)
OCT 3rd, 2018 ( )
  On October 3rd ...

Caesar captured Vercingetorix at Alesia on this day in 52 BCE.

OCT 3rd, 2018 ( )
  Ante Diem V Non., Dies Comitialis (C)
OCT 4th, 2018 ( )
  Ante Diem IV Non., Dies Comitialis (C)
OCT 5th, 2018 ( )
  MVNDVS CERIALIS

Mundus Cerialis:  On three days each year (the others being August 24th and November 8th) the gateway to the underworld located in the Roman Forum was opened and offerings to the dead were made.

OCT 5th, 2018 ( )
  Ante Diem III Non., Dies Comitialis (C)
OCT 6th, 2018 ( )
  On October 6th ...

On this day in 105 BCE, the Romans were defeated at Arausio in Gaul, by the Cimbri and the Teutones.

OCT 6th, 2018 ( )
  Pridie Non., Dies Comitialis (C)
OCT 7th, 2018 ( )
  On October 7th ...

On this day in 13 BCE, Nero Claudius Drusus, the brother of the emperor Tiberius and father of the emperor Claudius, was born.

OCT 7th, 2018 ( )
  Nonae, Dies Fastus (F)
OCT 8th, 2018 ( )
  Ante Diem VIII Idus, Dies Fastus (F)
OCT 8th, 2018 ( )
  Dies Ater
OCT 8th, 2018 ( )
  On October 8th ...

Constantine I defeated Licinius at Cibalae (now in Croatia) on this day in 314 CE.

OCT 9th, 2018 ( )
  Ante Diem VII Idus, Dies Comitialis (C)
OCT 9th, 2018 ( )
  GENIVS POPVLI ROMANI
OCT 10th, 2018 ( )
  On October 10th ...

On this day in 19 CE, Germanicus Caesar, the brother of the emperor Claudius, father of the emperor Caligula, and grandfather of the emperor Nero, died at Antioch.  He thought he had been poisoned by Gnaeus Calpernius Piso.

OCT 10th, 2018 ( )
  Ante Diem VI Idus, Dies Comitialis (C)
OCT 11th, 2018 ( )
  A.D. V Idus, Dies Nefastus Publicus (NP)
OCT 11th, 2018 ( )
  MEDITRINALIA
OCT 12th, 2018 ( )
  On October 12th ...

On this day in 166 CE, the emperors Marcus Aurelius and Lucius Verus, celebrated a joint triumph (celebrating victory in Parthia).  On this occasion, Commodus, the five-year-old son of Marcus Aurelius was given the title Caesar.

OCT 12th, 2018 ( )
  AVGVSTALIA
OCT 12th, 2018 ( )
  Ante Diem IV Idus, Dies Comitialis (C)
OCT 12th, 2018 ( )
  FORTVNA REDVX
OCT 13th, 2018 ( )
  On October 13th ...

The emperor Claudius died (probably poisoned by Agrippina) on this day in 54 CE, and was succeeded by Nero.

OCT 13th, 2018 ( )
  A.D. III Idus, Dies Nefastus Publicus (NP)
OCT 13th, 2018 ( )
  FONTINALIA
OCT 14th, 2018 ( )
  Pridie Idus, Dies Endotercisus (EN)
OCT 15th, 2018 ( )
  Idus, Dies Nefastus Publicus (NP)
OCT 15th, 2018 ( )
  On October 15th ...

The poet Virgil was born on this day in 70 BCE.

OCT 15th, 2018 ( )
  EQVVS OCTOBER
OCT 16th, 2018 ( )
  Ante Diem XVII Kal., Dies Fastus (F)
OCT 16th, 2018 ( )
  Dies Ater
OCT 17th, 2018 ( )
  On October 17th ...

On this day in 456 CE, the western emperor Avitus was deposed by Ricimer, the Magister Militum he, himself, had promoted.  A six-month interregnum followed, after which Majorian was installed as emperor of the west.

OCT 17th, 2018 ( )
  Ante Diem XVI Kal., Dies Comitialis (C)
OCT 18th, 2018 ( )
  On October 18th ...

On October 18th:  In 31 CE, the emperor Tiberius, finally having become aware of the treachery of Sejanus, the praetorian prefect, had him executed.  Macro became the new praetorian prefect.  In 33 CE, the elder Agrippina, granddaughter of Augustus and mother of Caligula, died.

OCT 18th, 2018 ( )
  Ante Diem XV Kal., Dies Comitialis (C)
OCT 19th, 2018 ( )
  ARMILVSTRIVM
OCT 19th, 2018 ( )
  On October 19th ...

Scipio Africanus defeated Hannibal at Zama on this day in 202BCE.

OCT 19th, 2018 ( )
  A.D. XIV Kal., Dies Nefastus Publicus (NP)
OCT 20th, 2018 ( )
  Ante Diem XIII Kal., Dies Comitialis (C)
OCT 21st, 2018 ( )
  Ante Diem XII Kal., Dies Comitialis (C)
OCT 22nd, 2018 ( )
  Ante Diem XI Kal., Dies Comitialis (C)
OCT 23rd, 2018 ( )
  Ante Diem X Kal., Dies Comitialis (C)
OCT 23rd, 2018 ( )
  On October 23rd ...

On October 23rd:  Marcus Agrippa, general and associate of Augustus, was born in 63 BCE.  In 425 CE, Valentinian III was installed as emperor in the west by Theodosius II.  He was six.

OCT 24th, 2018 ( )
  Ante Diem IX Kal., Dies Comitialis (C)
OCT 24th, 2018 ( )
  On October 24th ...

On this day in 51 CE, the future emperor Domitian, the younger son of Vespasian, was born.

OCT 25th, 2018 ( )
  Ante Diem VIII Kal., Dies Comitialis (C)
OCT 26th, 2018 ( )
  Ante Diem VII Kal., Dies Comitialis (C)
OCT 27th, 2018 ( )
  Ante Diem VI Kal., Dies Comitialis (C)
OCT 27th, 2018 ( )
  On October 27th ...

Trajan was adopted by Nerva on this day in 97 CE.

OCT 28th, 2018 ( )
  Ante Diem V Kal., Dies Comitialis (C)
OCT 28th, 2018 ( )
  On October 28th ...

On October 28th:  In 306 CE, Maxentius, the son of Maximian, was proclaimed emperor.  The Battle at the Milvian Bridge was fought in 312 CE, at which Constantine I defeated Maxentius, who drowned trying to escape.  ("In hoc signo vinces.")

OCT 29th, 2018 ( )
  Ante Diem IV Kal., Dies Comitialis (C)
OCT 30th, 2018 ( )
  On October 30th ...

In 39 BCE, Julia, the daughter of Augustus and his first wife, Scribonia, was born on this day.

OCT 30th, 2018 ( )
  Ante Diem III Kal., Dies Comitialis (C)
OCT 31st, 2018 ( )
  During the month of October ...

During the month of October:

In 186 BCE, the senate limited the activities of the cult of Bacchus.

In 42 BCE, the assassins Brutus and Cassius were defeated at Philippi by Antony and Octavian.

In 439 CE, Carthage fell to the Vandals, under Gaiseric.

OCT 31st, 2018 ( )
  Pridie Kal. Nov., Dies Comitialis (C)