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Millennium: 1st millennium
Centuries: 1st century BC1st century2nd century
Decades: 10s  20s  30s  – 40s –  50s  60s  70s
Years: 39 40 414243 44 45
AD 42 in other calendars
Gregorian calendarAD 42
Ab urbe condita795
Assyrian calendar4792
Balinese saka calendarN/A
Bengali calendar−551
Berber calendar992
Buddhist calendar586
Burmese calendar−596
Byzantine calendar5550–5551
Chinese calendar辛丑(Metal Ox)
2738 or 2678
    — to —
壬寅年 (Water Tiger)
2739 or 2679
Coptic calendar−242 – −241
Discordian calendar1208
Ethiopian calendar34–35
Hebrew calendar3802–3803
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat98–99
 - Shaka SamvatN/A
 - Kali Yuga3142–3143
Holocene calendar10042
Iranian calendar580 BP – 579 BP
Islamic calendar598 BH – 597 BH
Javanese calendarN/A
Julian calendarAD 42
Korean calendar2375
Minguo calendar1870 before ROC
Nanakshahi calendar−1426
Seleucid era353/354 AG
Thai solar calendar584–585
Tibetan calendar阴金牛年
(female Iron-Ox)
168 or −213 or −985
    — to —
(male Water-Tiger)
169 or −212 or −984

42 is a year in the 1st century. It was a common year starting on Monday of the Julian calendar. At the time, it was known as the Year of the Consulship of Caesar and Piso.

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Roman Empire[change | change source]

  • Romans take control of Ceuta.
  • Lands now known as Algeria and Morocco become a Roman province.
  • The Dalmatian legate Furius Camillus Scribonianus revolts. His troops do not support him and the rebellion quickly ends.
  • Claudius starts building the Port of Ostia.

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