AD 6

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Millennium: 1st millennium
AD 6 in various calendars
Gregorian calendarAD 6
Ab urbe condita759
Assyrian calendar4756
Balinese saka calendarN/A
Bengali calendar−587
Berber calendar956
Buddhist calendar550
Burmese calendar−632
Byzantine calendar5514–5515
Chinese calendar乙丑(Wood Ox)
2702 or 2642
    — to —
丙寅年 (Fire Tiger)
2703 or 2643
Coptic calendar−278 – −277
Discordian calendar1172
Ethiopian calendar−2 – −1
Hebrew calendar3766–3767
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat62–63
 - Shaka SamvatN/A
 - Kali Yuga3106–3107
Holocene calendar10006
Iranian calendar616 BP – 615 BP
Islamic calendar635 BH – 634 BH
Javanese calendarN/A
Julian calendarAD 6
Korean calendar2339
Minguo calendar1906 before ROC
Nanakshahi calendar−1462
Seleucid era317/318 AG
Thai solar calendar548–549
Tibetan calendar阴木牛年
(female Wood-Ox)
132 or −249 or −1021
    — to —
(male Fire-Tiger)
133 or −248 or −1020

AD 6 (VI) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar. At the time, it was known as the Year of the Consulship of Lepidus and Lucius Arruntius the Younger (or, less frequently, year 759 Ab urbe condita). The denomination "AD 6" for this year has been used since the early medieval period, when the Anno Domini calendar era became the prevalent method in Europe for naming years.


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Roman Empire[edit]


  • January – Some Chinese fear for the life of the young, ailing Emperor Ping Di as the planet Mars disappears behind the moon this month.[1]
  • February 3 – The boy emperor, Ping Di, dies of unexpected causes at age 14; Wang Mang alone selects the new emperor, the Ruzi Ying, age 2,[1] starting the Jushe era of the Han dynasty.
  • Candidates for government office must take civil-service examinations.
  • The imperial Liu clan suspect the intentions of Wang Mang and foment agrarian rebellions during the course of Ruzi Ying's reign. The first of these is led by Liu Chong, Marquess of Ang-Zong (a/k/a Marquis of An-chung), with a small force starting in May or June.[1]





  • Klingaman, William K. (1990). The First Century: Emperors, Gods and Everyman. Harper-Collins. ISBN 978-0785822561.