ante diem viii kalendas quinctilis

under Servius -- dedication of two temples to Fors Fortuna (and associated rites thereafter)

1 B.C. -- birth of John the Baptist (traditional date)

79 A.D. -- dies imperii of the emperor Titus

109 A.D. -- the Aqua Traiana are officially dedicated

1741 -- Birth of Alexander Adam (Classics educator)

1989 -- death of Russell Meiggs (author of Roman Ostia, among others)