The First Punic War begins between the Roman Republic and the Carthaginian (Punic) empire
Video game console invented by Ralph H. Baer.
David dies and his throne is replaced by his son Solomon.
Marcus Aurelius becomes the new Emperor of Rome.
Mechanical submarine invented by NarcÃs Monturiol i Estarriol.
Judea is captured by the Roman empire.
Very first pyramids were built in Egypt.
The moon landing – Neil Armstrong sets foot on the moon.
Britain abolishes the death penalty for murder.
Mendeleev produces the Periodic Table.
Marcus Aurelius sends gifts to Emperor Huan Ti.
United States, Great Britain and the Soviet Union sign a treaty banning the use of nuclear weapons in space.