- At the Battle of Callicinus, Perseus of Macedon defeats a Roman army under Publius Licinius Crassus.
- Spanish-born children of Roman soldiers appear before the Roman Senate to request a town to live in, and are given Carteia in southern Spain.
- Demetrius I of Bactria, founder of the Indo-Greek Kingdom dies. He is succeeded by his presumed son and co-ruler Euthydemus II.
- Euthydemus II, King of Bactria dies and is succeeded by his relative Agathocles of Bactria. Agathocles also inherits parts of the Indo-Greek Kingdom. The remaining lands are under the command of King Apollodotus I.