|Centuries:||1st century – 2nd century – 3rd century|
|Decades:||160s 170s 180s – 190s – 200s 210s 220s|
|Years:||190 191 192 – 193 – 194 195 196|
- January 1 – Pertinax is proclaimed Roman Emperor.
- June 1 – Roman Emperor Didius Julianus is assassinated in his palace.
- Pertinax is killed after 87 days as Roman emperor. Septimius Severus finally gains control of the Roman Empire, after eliminating Pescennius Niger and Didius Julianus. Clodius Albinus also claims the Empire.
- Last (4th) year of Chuping era of the Chinese Han Dynasty