ante diem iv nonas novembres

1656 B.C. -- traditional date for the start of the Great Flood (according to one calculation)

285 B.C. -- Ptolemy II Philadelphus ascends the throne of Egypt as co-ruler with Ptolemy I(by one reckoning)

188 A.D. -- martyrdom of Eustachius/Placidus (in a bronze bull!)

303 A.D. -- martyrdom of Justus of Trieste

304 A.D. -- martyrdom of Victorinus of Pettau

315 A.D. -- martyrdom of Carterius and his companions (soldiers under Licinius)