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  1. Brutus, the famous senator who murdered Julius Caesar, was a descendant of Lucius Junius Brutus, the man who overthrew the Roman King Tarquin the Proud and established the Roman Republic

  2. Julius Caesar, in his secret will, named Decimus Junius Brutus, as his secondary heir meaning that if Octavian rejected the inheritance or died before Caesar, Brutus would have inherited Caesars estate. Brutus was one of the leading instigators of Julius Caesar's assassination.

  3. In 1835, John Wilkes Booth’s father Junius threatened to kill President Andrew Jackson.

  4. George Junius Stinney Jr. He was, at age 14, the youngest person executed in the United States in the 20th century.

  5. John Wilkes Booth's father was named Junius Brutus Booth, after the main conspirator in the plot to assassinate Julius Caesar

  6. George Junius Stinney Jr, an African-American child wrongfully convicted of murder in 1944. He became the youngest person to be sentenced to death, and was executed at just 14 years old.

  7. John Wilkes Booth’s father was named Junius Brutus Booth. Marcus Junius Brutus was one of Caesar’s assassins and his ancestor, Lucius Junius Brutus, had overthrown the King of Rome to establish the Roman Republic.

  8. George Junius Stinney Jr, a black teenager wrongfully convicted at age 14 of the murder of two white girls in 1944 in his hometown of Alcolu, South Carolina. He was executed in June of that year, still only 14. In '14 they found him innocent as he was set up.

  9. The Roman Republic began when Lucius Junius Brutus overthrew the last King of Rome. The Republic ended centuries later when his descendant Marcus Junius Brutus help to kill Julius Caeser.

  10. The statue of Shakespeare in Central Park was funded by an 1864 benefit performance of Julius Caesar starring three actor brothers: Junius, Edwin and John Wilkes Booth.

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(15 March) 44 BC – Julius Caesar, Dictator of the Roman Republic, is stabbed to death by Marcus Junius Brutus, Gaius Cassius Longinus, Decimus Junius Brutus and several other Roman senators on the Ides of March.