On this day in History 3/15

On this day in 44 B.C. the Roman dictator Julius Caesar was assassinated. The usually festive Ides of March take a tragic turn as ‘dictator-for-life’ Julius Caesar is attacked by a group of knife wielding Roman senators. Among the assassins is Caesar’s protégé and friend, Marcus Brutus.

The featured is courtesy of Vincenzo Camuccini, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

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