- Second Punic War: Scipio Africanus Major defeats Hannibal's brother Hasdrubal Barca in Spain at the Battle of Baecula . As a result, Hasdrubal crosses the Pyrenees with his troops into Transalpine Gaul, intending to join Hannibal in Italy.
- Chinese general Zhang Han of the Qin Dynasty pacifies a peasant rebellion led by Chen Sheng and Wu Guang , then lays siege to the rebel city of Julu .
- Marcus Claudius Marcellus, Roman general (b. 268, died in battle)
- Li Si, Chinese philosopher (b. 280)
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