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Millennium: 1st millennium
Centuries: 1st century BC1st century2nd century
Decades: 10s BC  0s BC  0s  – 10s –  20s  30s  40s
Years: 13 14 151617 18 19
16 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 16
Ab urbe condita 769
Armenian calendar N/A
Assyrian calendar 4766
Bahá'í calendar -1828–-1827
Bengali calendar -577
Berber calendar 966
English Regnal year N/A
Buddhist calendar 560
Burmese calendar -622
Byzantine calendar 5524–5525
Chinese calendar 乙亥年正月初三日
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Coptic calendar -268–-267
Ethiopian calendar 8–9
Hebrew calendar 3776–3777
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 72–73
 - Shaka Samvat N/A
 - Kali Yuga 3117–3118
Holocene calendar 10016
Iranian calendar 606 BP – 605 BP
Islamic calendar 625 BH – 624 BH
Japanese calendar
Korean calendar 2349
Minguo calendar 1896 before ROC
Thai solar calendar 559

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.



  • Possibly Scribonia, Second wife of Caesar Augustus and mother of Julia the Elder

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