69 BC

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Millennium: 1st millennium BC
Centuries: 2nd century BC1st century BC1st century
Decades: 90s BC  80s BC  70s BC  – 60s BC –  50s BC  40s BC  30s BC
Years: 72 BC 71 BC 70 BC69 BC68 BC 67 BC 66 BC
69 BC by topic
State leadersSovereign states
Birth and death categories
Establishments and disestablishments categories
69 BC in other calendars
Gregorian calendar69 BC
Ab urbe condita685
Ancient Egypt eraXXXIII dynasty, 255
- PharaohPtolemy XII Auletes, 12
Ancient Greek era177th Olympiad, year 4
Assyrian calendar4682
Balinese saka calendarN/A
Bengali calendar−661
Berber calendar882
Buddhist calendar476
Burmese calendar−706
Byzantine calendar5440–5441
Chinese calendar辛亥(Metal Pig)
2628 or 2568
    — to —
壬子年 (Water Rat)
2629 or 2569
Coptic calendar−352 – −351
Discordian calendar1098
Ethiopian calendar−76 – −75
Hebrew calendar3692–3693
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat−12 – −11
 - Shaka SamvatN/A
 - Kali Yuga3032–3033
Holocene calendar9932
Iranian calendar690 BP – 689 BP
Islamic calendar711 BH – 710 BH
Javanese calendarN/A
Julian calendarN/A
Korean calendar2265
Minguo calendar1980 before ROC
Nanakshahi calendar−1536
Seleucid era243/244 AG
Thai solar calendar474–475
Tibetan calendar阴金猪年
(female Iron-Pig)
58 or −323 or −1095
    — to —
(male Water-Rat)
59 or −322 or −1094

Year 69 BC was a year of the pre-Julian Roman calendar.

Events[change | change source]

By place[change | change source]

Roman Republic[change | change source]

Egypt[change | change source]

Greece[change | change source]

  • Kydonia, an ancient city on the island of Crete falls to Roman military forces.[2]
  • Rhodes becomes a safe place against pirates. The Rhodians are unable to stop piracy in the Aegean Sea. Delos gets the status of a free port.

Births[change | change source]

for more information, see Category:69 BC births.

Deaths[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. Joseph Thomas, Universal Pronouncing Dictionary of Biography and Mythology, 1908, Lippincott, 2550 pages
  2. C. Michael Hogan, Cydonia, Modern Antiquarian, January 23, 2008