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Millennium: 1st millennium
Centuries: 1st century BC1st century2nd century
Decades: 20s BC  10s BC  0s BC  – 0s –  10s  20s  30s
AD 5 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar AD 5
Ab urbe condita 758
Assyrian calendar 4755
Balinese saka calendar N/A
Bengali calendar −588
Berber calendar 955
Buddhist calendar 549
Burmese calendar −633
Byzantine calendar 5513–5514
Chinese calendar 甲子年 (Wood Rat)
2701 or 2641
    — to —
乙丑年 (Wood Ox)
2702 or 2642
Coptic calendar −279 – −278
Discordian calendar 1171
Ethiopian calendar −3 – −2
Hebrew calendar 3765–3766
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 61–62
 - Shaka Samvat N/A
 - Kali Yuga 3105–3106
Holocene calendar 10005
Iranian calendar 617 BP – 616 BP
Islamic calendar 636 BH – 635 BH
Javanese calendar N/A
Julian calendar AD 5
Korean calendar 2338
Minguo calendar 1907 before ROC
Nanakshahi calendar −1463
Seleucid era 316/317 AG
Thai solar calendar 547–548
Tibetan calendar 阳木鼠年
(male Wood-Rat)
131 or −250 or −1022
    — to —
(female Wood-Ox)
132 or −249 or −1021

5 (V) is a common year of the Julian calendar which started on a Thursday. According to the Gregorian calendar, it started on a Saturday. It was known as the Year of the Consulship of Messalla and Cinna. It was the 5th year of the 1st century.

It is one of only seven years to use just one Roman numeral. The seven are 1 AD (I), 5 AD (V), 10 AD (X), 50 AD (L), 100 AD (C), 500 AD (D), and 1000 AD (M).


Roman Empire

  • Rome acknowledges Cunobelinus, King of the Catuvellauni, as King of Britain.
  • Germanic Tribes Cimbri and Charydes send ambassadors to Rome
  • Gnaeus Cornelius Cinna Magnus, Lucius Valerius Messalla Volesus (or Gaius Ateius Capito) become Roman consuls
  • Tiberius conquers Germania Inferior
  • Agrippina the Elder marries Germanicus her second cousin.
  • Livilla marries Drusus Julius Caesar, Tiberius's son.
  • Polycharmus Azenius becomes Archon of Athens.


  • Emperor Ping of Han is assassinated. Grand Empress Dowager Wang appoints Wang Mang as acting-emperor of Han until a suitable successor is found to replace the childless Ping.



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