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* Roman emperor
Septimius Severusrepairs the Antonine Wall(his repairs are sometimes called the Severan Wall).
Caracallaand Geta launch military campaigns against the Caledoniansand the Macates in Britain.
December 10— Cao Caowrites "Duǎn Gē Xíng".
* Artaban V begins his reign as king of the
Liu Beiescapes from Cao Caoat the Battle of Changban.
Zhou Yuand Liu Beidefeat Cao Cao at the Battle of Red Cliffs; along with the Battle of Yamenand Battle of Lake Poyang, this is one of the largest naval battles in China's history.
October 1— Alexander Severus, future Roman emperor (d. 235)
Sima Shi, general of Wei (d. 255)
Cao Chong, the eldest son of Cao Cao (b. 196)
Chen Deng, strategist of the Eastern Han Dynasty(b. 170)
Hua Tuo, a famous Chinese physician(b. 145)
Huang Zu, a general of the Han Dynasty
Kong Rong, Chinese scholar (executed) (b. 153)
Liu Biao, protector, or ruler, of Jingzhou
* Vologases V, ruler of the
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