This Day in Ancient History: ante diem xii kalendas septembres

ante diem xii kalendas septembres

¶   Consualia — festival involving games/chariot races in honour of Consus and other assorted divinities; one of the races apparently featured chariots pulled by mules

¶  753 B.C.(?) – rape of the Sabine women (which traditionally happened during the celebration of the above)