16 facts for kids
This page is about the year 16 AD. For the actual number, see sixteen.
|Centuries:||1st century BC – 1st century – 2nd century|
|Decades:||10s BC 0s BC 0s – 10s – 20s 30s 40s|
|Years:||13 14 15 – 16 – 17 18 19|
|Gregorian calendar||AD 16
|Ab urbe condita||769|
|Balinese saka calendar||N/A|
|Chinese calendar||乙亥年 (Wood Pig)
2712 or 2652
— to —
丙子年 (Fire Rat)
2713 or 2653
|Coptic calendar||−268 – −267|
|- Vikram Samvat||72–73|
|- Shaka Samvat||N/A|
|- Kali Yuga||3116–3117|
|Iranian calendar||606 BP – 605 BP|
|Islamic calendar||625 BH – 624 BH|
|Julian calendar||AD 16
|Minguo calendar||1896 before ROC
|Seleucid era||327/328 AG|
|Thai solar calendar||558–559|
142 or −239 or −1011
— to —
143 or −238 or −1010
16 is a year in the 1st century. It was a leap year starting on Wednesday of the Julian calendar. At the time, it was known as the Year of the Consulship of Taurus and Libo
- A Roman army of 90,000 men commanded by Germanicus gains a victory at Idistaviso. They defeat the German war chief Arminius and capturing his wife Thusnelda.
- Noricans are defeated by Publius Silius, proconsul of Illyricum.
- Ovid's "Epistulae ex Ponto" appears.
- September 16 – Drusilla, daughter of Germanicus and Agrippina the Elder (d. 38)
- September 16 – Samual Yare, druid of Brittany, assistant to the Roman Emperor 100-126
- Agrippina the Younger, Roman Empress
- Possibly Scribonia, Second wife of Caesar Augustus and mother of Julia the Elder
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