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Millennium: 1st millennium
Centuries: 1st century BC1st century2nd century
Decades: 20s BC  10s BC  0s BC  – 0s –  10s  20s  30s
2 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 2
Ab urbe condita 755
Armenian calendar N/A
Assyrian calendar 4752
Bahá'í calendar -1842–-1841
Bengali calendar -591
Berber calendar 952
English Regnal year N/A
Buddhist calendar 546
Burmese calendar -636
Byzantine calendar 5510–5511
Chinese calendar 辛酉
— to —
Coptic calendar -282–-281
Ethiopian calendar -6–-5
Hebrew calendar 3762–3763
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 58–59
 - Shaka Samvat N/A
 - Kali Yuga 3103–3104
Holocene calendar 10002
Iranian calendar 620 BP – 619 BP
Islamic calendar 639 BH – 638 BH
Japanese calendar
Korean calendar 2335
Minguo calendar 1910 before ROC
Thai solar calendar 545

The year 2 (II) was a common year that started on Sunday,[1] according to the Julian calendar. According to the Gregorian calendar, it started on a Tuesday.[2]

At the time, it was known as the Year of the Consulship of Vinicius and Varus. It was the 2nd year of the 1st century.

Events[change | change source]

Roman Empire[change | change source]

Europe[change | change source]

Africa[change | change source]

Asia[change | change source]

  • The first census is concluded in China. The census has begun the year before. Final numbers show a population of nearly 60 million (59,594,978 people in a bit more than 12 million households). The census is one of the most accurate surveys in Chinese history.[3]
  • The Chinese census shows nearly one million people living in Vietnam.

Births[change | change source]

Deaths[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "CalendarHome.com - 2". calendarhome.com. 2011 [last update]. http://www.calendarhome.com/cgi-bin/tycyear.pl?year=2&change=1&suppresshol=. Retrieved August 4, 2011.
  2. "year 2 - Wolfram|Alpha". wolframalpha.com. 2011 [last update]. http://www.wolframalpha.com/input/?i=year+2. Retrieved August 4, 2011.
  3. Klingaman, William K., The First Century: Emperors, Gods and Everyman, 1990, p 56