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Heads of State

Year of the Fire Rooster丁酉( at the beginning of the year Fire Monkey丙申)

Syria: 528/529 ( year in October )

Events

Politics and World Affairs

Roman Empire

  • April 8: The Roman Emperor Caracalla is assassinated by his bodyguard Julius Martialis on a campaign against the Parthians. For indeed may have him Macrinus, the prefect of the Praetorian Guard, instigated.
  • April 11: In Mesopotamia choose three days after the murder of the Roman emperor Caracalla, the soldiers of the usurper Macrinus as his successor. He is currently on a campaign against the Parthians and does not come during his tenure to 218 to Rome.

Imperial China

  • The Three Kingdoms Period: The Chinese General Lu Su dies. His successor on the Jing province of the warlord Sun Quan determines the general Lü Meng.

Religion

  • Calixtus I. follows Zephyrinus as Bishop of Rome. Hippolytus of Rome is anti-bishop (up to 235)

Born

Died

  • April 8: Caracalla, Roman emperor (* 188)
  • Julia Domna, wife of Roman Emperor Septimius Severus
  • Judah ha - Nasi, Jewish scholar (c. 165)
  • Julius Martialis, Roman officer
  • Lu Su, Chinese politician (* 172)
  • Wang Can, Chinese politician, scholar and poet (* 177)
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