Important events from April 6
April 6, 46 BC — In the Battle of Thapsus (in present-day Tunisia), the republican forces led by Caecilius Metellus Scipio and Marcus Porcius Cato (Cato the Younger) were defeated by the forces of Julius Caesar.
April 6, 402 — The Battle of Pollentia took place between the Romans and the Visigoths. The Romans, led by the general Stilicon, force their opponents to retreat and capture the family of the Visigoth leader, Alaric.
April 6, 885 — Methodius, Slavic scholar (b. 820) died