This Day in Ancient History: ante diem xiv kalendas junias

ante diem xiv kalendas junias

Portrait of James Boswell (1740-1795) at twent...
Portrait of James Boswell (1740-1795) at twenty-five (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

c. 160 A.D. — martyrdom of Pudentiana

175 A.D. — Commodus departs for Germany

307 A.D. — martyrdom of Cyriaca and companions at Nicomedia

1795 — death of James Boswell, author of Life of Dr. Johnson,