- ludi Victoriae Sullanae (day 7) — games held in honour of Victoria commemorating Sulla’s defeat of the Samnites in 82 B.C.
- 82 B.C. — Lucius Cornelius Sulla is victorious over the Samnites at the Battle of the Colline Gate
- 36 A.D. — major fire at Rome
- 1903 — death of Theodore Mommsen
- 1993 — death of A.N. Sherwin-White (The Roman Citizenship, among other things)
Love of History Blog: Ancient curse on a cup.
Bestiaria Latina Blog: November 1: Proverbial Lolcat.
Latin for Addicts: Ablative of Agent 1/2.