Lucius Cornelius Scipio Asiaticus and Gaius Norbanus Balbus, Roman consuls.
Sixth year of the First Civil War of the Roman Republic, between the optimates of Lucius Cornelius Sulla and the popular ones, led by Cneu Papírio Carbão since the death of Cinna.
Sulla lands in Italy and defeats Norbanus and Quintus Sertorius in the Battle of Mount Tifata.
In the east, Lucius Licinius Murena provokes Mithridates VI of Pontus and begins the Second Mithridatic War.
Julia Cesaris, daughter of Julius Caesar and Cornelia Cinilla, was the wife of Pompey (d. 54 BC).