(may have been 387 BC)
Land Bill opposed, passed by violence, senate raised an army to suppress him- short civil war.
Dishonest tax farmer on trial, proceedings broken up by fellow tax farmers (only example of trial broken up by violence before Late Republic)
Magistrates with Imperium no longer allowed to beat Roman citizens without trail before the people.
Consul 185 presiding over elections for following year, got his brother Publius elected by violence at election.
Carthage destroyed by Scipio Aemilianus, brother-in-law of Gracchi & grandson (by adoption) of Scipio Africanus.
Elected Tribune, bypassed senate, demoted Octavius because of his veto, passed Land Bill setting up Land Commission, wanted to run again following year, violence breaks out, Scipio Nasica leads senators to brawl- Kill Tiberius
Mob angry with Scipio for reducing Land Commission, composing a speech for the next day when found dead- accusations fly! Cornilia & Sempronia? No state funeral, people happy (compare to death of Sertorius)
Gracchus elected Tribune, passes some laws Leges Sempronia (e.g. Magistrates with Imperium no longer allowed to kill citizens without trial) stands down but gets elected again through popularity.
Cruel governor of Africa (Marian) house surrounded and burnt down by mob of probably Roman citizens living abroad- killed with all occupants. Occentatio (see Lintott)
Consuls Torquatus & Cotta asked by senate to oversee trial and given bodyguards for their protection
Clodius killed by Milo in random fight. Clodius' body brought back to Rome and cremated in Senate House- burns down. Pompey given sole consulship, troops brought in to restore order, Milo exiled, goes to Masillia, Clodius' men all prosecuted.
January 10th- Caesar illegally crossed the Rubicon, starting the civil war