ante diem v idus maias

Lemuria (day 2) -- a private and publice appeasement of the dead; the Roman paterfamilias would rise at midnight to conduct a ritual involving beans and bronze

rites in honour of Mania -- a Roman divinity who was considered the goddess of the dead; she was also the mother of the Lares

14 A.D. -- Augustus' last official census comes to an end

330 -- Constantine renames Byzantium and makes it his capital

1988 -- death of E.T. Salmon (Samnium and the Samnites)