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242 facts for kids

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Millennium: 1st millennium
Centuries: 2nd century3rd century4th century
Decades: 210s  220s  230s  – 240s –  250s  260s  270s
Years: 239 240 241242243 244 245

Year 242 (CCXLII) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Julian calendar.


By place

Roman Empire


By topic


  • Patriarch Titus succeeds Patriarch Eugenius I as Patriarch of Constantinople.


  • Cao Mao, fourth emperor of the Kingdom of Wei (d. 260)
  • Saloninus, Roman Emperor (d. 260)
  • Sun Hao, last emperor of the Kingdom of Wu (d. 284)


  • Man Chong, adviser to the Kingdom of Wei
  • Sun Shao, general of the Wu Kingdom (b. 188)

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