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Millennium: 1st millennium
Centuries: 1st century BC1st century2nd century
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6 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 6
VI
Ab urbe condita 759
Armenian calendar N/A
Assyrian calendar 4756
Bahá'í calendar -1838–-1837
Bengali calendar -587
Berber calendar 956
English Regnal year N/A
Buddhist calendar 550
Burmese calendar -632
Byzantine calendar 5514–5515
Chinese calendar 乙丑年十一月十三日
(2642/2702-11-13)
— to —
丙寅年十一月廿三日
(2643/2703-11-23)
Coptic calendar -278–-277
Ethiopian calendar -2–-1
Hebrew calendar 3766–3767
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 62–63
 - Shaka Samvat N/A
 - Kali Yuga 3107–3108
Holocene calendar 10006
Iranian calendar 616 BP – 615 BP
Islamic calendar 635 BH – 634 BH
Japanese calendar
Korean calendar 2339
Minguo calendar 1906 before ROC
民前1906年
Thai solar calendar 549

6 (VI) is a common year of the Julian calendar which started on a Friday.[1] According to the Gregorian calendar, it started on a Sunday.[2] It was the 6th year of the 1st century.

Events[change | change source]

Roman Empire[change | change source]

Africa[change | change source]

  • Juba II of Maurentia and Numidia marries Glaphyra, a princess from Cappadocia. The marriage is brief as Glaphyra falls for Herod Archelaus and moves to Judea (This union is partially responsible for Herod's ouster from Judea).
  • Following the ousting of Orodes III, Vorones I is appointed by Rome as King of Parthia. Parthian grandees refuse to accept him as king. They invite Artabanus II, another member of the Arsacid house, to the throne, precipitating civil war.

Asia[change | change source]

  • Accession of Ru Zi Ying of the Han Dynasty in China and start of Jushe era of the Chinese Han Dynasty.
  • Candidates for political office in China must take civil-service examinations.
  • the imperial Liu clan begins to suspect the intentions of Wang Mang and foment agrarian rebellions during the course of Ruzi Ying's reign. The first of these is led by Liu Chong, Marquess of Ang-Zong

Births[change | change source]

Deaths[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "CalendarHome.com - 6". calendarhome.com. 2011 [last update]. http://www.calendarhome.com/cgi-bin/tycyear.pl?year=6&change=1&suppresshol=. Retrieved August 5, 2011.
  2. "year 6 - Wolfram|Alpha". wolframalpha.com. 2011 [last update]. http://www.wolframalpha.com/input/?i=year+6. Retrieved August 5, 2011.