• Consuls are the Roman Emperor Caligula and Gnaeus Sentius Saturninus
  • January 24 - Caligula, known for his eccentricity and cruel despotism, is assassinated by his disgruntled Praetorian Guards.
  • January 24 - Claudius succeeds his nephew Caligula as Emperor.
  • January 25 - After a night of negotiation, Claudius is accepted as Emperor by the Roman Senate.
  • Claudius makes Agrippa I king of Judea.
  • Messalina, wife of Claudius, persuades Claudius to have Seneca the Younger banished to Corsica on a charge of adultery with Julia Livilla.
  • Claudius restores religious freedom to Jews throughout the empire, but prohibits Jews in Rome from proselytising.
  • An attack across the Rhine by the Germans is stopped by the Romans.



<-- 38 - 39 - 40 - 41 - 42 - 43 - 44 -->

Ad blocker interference detected!

Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers

Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.