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Millennium: 1st millennium BC
Centuries: 2nd century BC1st century BC1st century
Decades: 70s BC  60s BC  50s BC  – 40s BC –  30s BC  20s BC  10s BC
Years: 43 BC 42 BC 41 BC40 BC39 BC 38 BC 37 BC
40 BC in various calendars
Gregorian calendar 40 BC
XXXIX BC
Ab urbe condita 714
Ancient Egypt era XXXIII dynasty, 284
- Pharaoh Cleopatra VII, 12
Ancient Greek era 185th Olympiad (victor)¹
Assyrian calendar 4711
Balinese saka calendar N/A
Bengali calendar −632
Berber calendar 911
Buddhist calendar 505
Burmese calendar −677
Byzantine calendar 5469–5470
Chinese calendar 庚辰年 (Metal Dragon)
2657 or 2597
    — to —
辛巳年 (Metal Snake)
2658 or 2598
Coptic calendar −323 – −322
Discordian calendar 1127
Ethiopian calendar −47 – −46
Hebrew calendar 3721–3722
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 17–18
 - Shaka Samvat N/A
 - Kali Yuga 3061–3062
Holocene calendar 9961
Iranian calendar 661 BP – 660 BP
Islamic calendar 681 BH – 680 BH
Javanese calendar N/A
Julian calendar 40 BC
XXXIX BC
Korean calendar 2294
Minguo calendar 1951 before ROC
民前1951年
Nanakshahi calendar −1507
Seleucid era 272/273 AG
Thai solar calendar 503–504
Tibetan calendar 阳金龙年
(male Iron-Dragon)
87 or −294 or −1066
    — to —
阴金蛇年
(female Iron-Snake)
88 or −293 or −1065

Year 40 BC was either a common year starting on Thursday, Friday or Saturday or a leap year starting on Thursday or Friday of the Julian calendar. At the time, it was known as the Year of the Consulship of Calvinus and Pollio.

Events

Births

Deaths

  • Gaius Claudius Marcellus Minor dies, leaving Octavia Minor widowed. She will later marry Mark Antony by decree of the Roman Senate (b. 88 BC)
  • Fulvia, wife of Publius Clodius Pulcher
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