kalendae novembres

ludi Victoriae Sullanae (day 7) -- games held in honour of Victoria commemorating Sulla's defeat of the Samnites in 82 B.C.

82 B.C. -- Lucius Cornelius Sulla is victorious over the Samnites at the Battle of the Colline Gate

36 A.D. -- major fire at Rome

1903 -- death of Theodore Mommsen

1993 -- death of A.N. Sherwin-White (The Roman Citizenship, among other things)