364 in history

364 events chronologically

Feb 17 Emperor Jovian dies after a reign of eight months. He is found dead in his tent at Tyana (Asia Minor) en route back to Constantinople in suspicious circumstances
Feb 26 Valentinian I is proclaimed Roman Emperor
Mar 28 Roman Emperor Valentinian I appoints his brother Flavius Valens co-emperor

Died in 364

Feb 17 Jovian (emperor) Roman Emperor from 363 to 364. Upon the death of emperor Julian the Apostate during his campaign against the Sassanid Empire, Jovian was hastily declared emperor by his soldiers. He sought peace with the Persians on humiliating terms and reestablished Christianity as the state church. His reign only lasted eight months