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Millennium: 1st millennium
Centuries: 4th century5th century6th century
Decades: 470s  480s  490s  – 500s –  510s  520s  530s
Years: 497 498 499500501 502 503
500 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar500
Ab urbe condita1253
Assyrian calendar5250
Balinese saka calendar421–422
Bengali calendar−93
Berber calendar1450
Buddhist calendar1044
Burmese calendar−138
Byzantine calendar6008–6009
Chinese calendar己卯(Earth Rabbit)
3196 or 3136
    — to —
庚辰年 (Metal Dragon)
3197 or 3137
Coptic calendar216–217
Discordian calendar1666
Ethiopian calendar492–493
Hebrew calendar4260–4261
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat556–557
 - Shaka Samvat421–422
 - Kali Yuga3600–3601
Holocene calendar10500
Iranian calendar122 BP – 121 BP
Islamic calendar126 BH – 125 BH
Javanese calendar386–387
Julian calendar500
Korean calendar2833
Minguo calendar1412 before ROC
Nanakshahi calendar−968
Seleucid era811/812 AG
Thai solar calendar1042–1043
Tibetan calendar阴土兔年
(female Earth-Rabbit)
626 or 245 or −527
    — to —
(male Iron-Dragon)
627 or 246 or −526

500 (Roman numerals: D) was a common year of the Gregorian calendar. It started on a Friday.

It is one of only seven years to use just one Roman numeral. The seven are 1 AD (I), 5 AD (V), 10 AD (X), 50 AD (L), 100 AD (C), 500 AD (D), and 1000 AD (M).

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