sep 14, 753 BC - The city of Rome Was Founded (Start of Rome)
According to legend, Romulus and Remus founded the city. This is significant to the Roman Empire as this was the founding of the city that would be a necessity of the empire. The creation of the city led to the founding of the empire as the Roman Empire was found in Rome.
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Events that Led to the Growth and Fall of the Roman Empire