The city of Rome is founded. Romulus killed Remus and became ruler of Rome and named the city after himself. Rome was ruled by kings for the next 240 years.
Rome becomes a republic. The last king is overthrown.
Hannibal invades Italy. Hannibal leads the Carthage army in his famous crossing of the Alps to attack Rome.
Spartacus the gladiator leads the slaves in an uprising
Julius Caesar is assassinated on the Ides of March by Marcus Brutus.
The colosseum is built
The Hadrian wall is built
The Byzantine Empire comes to an end as it falls to the Ottoman Empire.
The Visigoths sack Rome
Rome splits into two empires.