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Millennium: 1st millennium
Centuries: 1st century BC1st century2nd century
Decades: 10s  20s  30s  – 40s –  50s  60s  70s
Years: 39 40 414243 44 45
42 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 42
Ab urbe condita 795
Armenian calendar N/A
Assyrian calendar 4792
Bahá'í calendar -1802–-1801
Bengali calendar -551
Berber calendar 992
English Regnal year N/A
Buddhist calendar 586
Burmese calendar -596
Byzantine calendar 5550–5551
Chinese calendar 辛丑年十一月廿一日
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Coptic calendar -242–-241
Ethiopian calendar 34–35
Hebrew calendar 3802–3803
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 98–99
 - Shaka Samvat N/A
 - Kali Yuga 3143–3144
Holocene calendar 10042
Iranian calendar 580 BP – 579 BP
Islamic calendar 598 BH – 597 BH
Japanese calendar
Korean calendar 2375
Minguo calendar 1870 before ROC
Thai solar calendar 585

42 is a year in the 1st century. It was a common year starting on Monday of the Julian calendar. At the time, it was known as the Year of the Consulship of Caesar and Piso.


Roman Empire

  • Romans take control of Ceuta.
  • Lands now known as Algeria and Morocco become a Roman province.
  • The Dalmatian legate Furius Camillus Scribonianus revolts. His troops do not support him and the rebellion quickly ends.
  • Claudius starts building the Port of Ostia.


  • Suro becomes the first king of Geumgwan Gaya in the Korean peninsula.
  • Chinese General My Yuan puts down the rebellion of the Trung sisters in Tonkin.



  • Herennius Philo (approximate date) (d. 141)
  • Pope Sixtus I (d. 124)


  • Arria
  • Gaius Appius Junius Silanus
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