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Millennium: 1st millennium
Centuries: 1st century BC1st century2nd century
Decades: 50s  60s  70s  – 80s –  90s  100s  110s
Years: 82 83 84 – 85 – 86 87 88
85 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 85
LXXXV
Ab urbe condita 838
Armenian calendar N/A
Assyrian calendar 4835
Bahá'í calendar -1759–-1758
Bengali calendar -508
Berber calendar 1035
English Regnal year N/A
Buddhist calendar 629
Burmese calendar -553
Byzantine calendar 5593–5594
Chinese calendar 甲申年十一月十六日
(2721/2781-11-16)
— to —
乙酉年十一月廿七日
(2722/2782-11-27)
Coptic calendar -199–-198
Ethiopian calendar 77–78
Hebrew calendar 3845–3846
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 141–142
 - Shaka Samvat 7–8
 - Kali Yuga 3186–3187
Holocene calendar 10085
Iranian calendar 537 BP – 536 BP
Islamic calendar 554 BH – 552 BH
Japanese calendar
Korean calendar 2418
Minguo calendar 1827 before ROC
民前1827年
Thai solar calendar 628

85 is a year in the 1st century.

Events

  • Dacians led by Decebalus fought in two wars against the Romans from this year to AD 88 or 89.
  • Domitian stopped a Dacian invasion of Moesia
  • Jealous of Gnaeus Julius Agricola's success in Britain, Domitian recalled and poisoned the general.
  • Domitian makes himself censor for life. This gives him the right to control the Senate. His totalitarian tendencies put the senatorial aristocracy against him.
  • Baekje invades Silla in the Korean peninsula. The war continues till the peace treaty of 105.

Births

  • Ptolemy, Greek astronomer. (approximate date)

Deaths

  • Gnaeus Julius Agricola, Roman general, poisoned.

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