ante diem vi idus martias

Festival of Mars (day 10) ...

241 B.C. -- Romans are victorious against the Carthaginians in the naval battle of Aegusa, bringing the First Punic War to an end

15 A.D. -- Tiberius becomes pontifex maximus

ca. 172 A.D. -- martyrdom of Alexander in Phrygia

ca. 258 A.D. -- martyrdom of Codratus of Corinth and companions