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March 15, 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.

The Ides of March is a day on the traditional Roman calendar that corresponds to the date of March 15 on our current calendar.

Reverse side of coin issued by Brutus (Caesar's assassin) in the fall of 42 BC showing "Eid Mar" (Ides of March) under a 'cap of freedom' between two daggers

It’s March 15, also known as the Ides of March, the day that Julius Caesar famously got whacked. Which makes today a great opportunity to sit down and watch some YouTube tutorials on ancient Roman hairstyles.

Caesar's death paved the way for the Roman empire after a bloody cycle of civil wars, and secured him the hallowed immortality he always craved

If March 15 Is the Ides of March, What Does That Make March 16? | Mental Floss

If you have heard of the Ides of March, you know you’re supposed to beware them. Why? In ancient Rome, the Ides of March were equivalent to our March 15th. If you’ve heard of the Ides of March, it’s probably thanks to William Shakespeare. In his play Julius Caesar, a soothsayer – or fortune teller – says to Caesar: Beware the Ides of March.