44 BC – Julius Caesar, Dictator of the Roman Republic, is stabbed to death by Marcus Junius Brutus, Gaius Cassius Longinus, Decimus Junius Brutus and several other Roman senators on the Ides of March.
1564 – Mughal Emperor Akbar abolishes "jizya" (per capita tax).
1892 – Liverpool F.C. is founded.
1985 – The first Internet domain name is registered (symbolics.com).
2011 – Beginning of the Syrian Civil War.