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Events and People Who Made History in the Year 78 AD


March 3: Origin of Saka Era (India)

-- The philosopher Wang Chong (Wang-Tchoung) claims all phenomena have material causes. Precise date unknown.
-- Romans conquer the Ordovices, located in present-day northern Wales, as well as the Silures. Precise date unknown.
-- Indian Prince Aji Caka introduces the Sanskrit language and Pallawa script, used to inscribe Javanese words and phrases, to the Indonesian islands. Precise date unknown.
-- Kanishka (78144), begins his reign over the Tocharian Empire of Kusana (Afghanistan and Northern India). He is a renowned conqueror and wise administrator. Precise date unknown.
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