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Millennium: 1st millennium
Centuries: 1st century BC1st century2nd century
Decades: 20s BC  10s BC  0s BC  – 0s –  10s  20s  30s
Years: BC BC AD 1AD 2AD 3 AD 4 AD 5
AD 2 in other calendars
Gregorian calendarAD 2
Ab urbe condita755
Assyrian calendar4752
Balinese saka calendarN/A
Bengali calendar−591
Berber calendar952
Buddhist calendar546
Burmese calendar−636
Byzantine calendar5510–5511
Chinese calendar辛酉(Metal Rooster)
2698 or 2638
    — to —
壬戌年 (Water Dog)
2699 or 2639
Coptic calendar−282 – −281
Discordian calendar1168
Ethiopian calendar−6 – −5
Hebrew calendar3762–3763
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat58–59
 - Shaka SamvatN/A
 - Kali Yuga3102–3103
Holocene calendar10002
Iranian calendar620 BP – 619 BP
Islamic calendar639 BH – 638 BH
Javanese calendarN/A
Julian calendarAD 2
Korean calendar2335
Minguo calendar1910 before ROC
Nanakshahi calendar−1466
Seleucid era313/314 AG
Thai solar calendar544–545
Tibetan calendar阴金鸡年
(female Iron-Rooster)
128 or −253 or −1025
    — to —
(male Water-Dog)
129 or −252 or −1024

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. Retrieved August 4, 2011.
  2. "year 2 - Wolfram|Alpha". wolframalpha.com. 2011. Retrieved August 4, 2011.
  3. Klingaman, William K., The First Century: Emperors, Gods and Everyman, 1990, p 56