The year 2 (II) was a common year that started on Sunday,[1] according to the Julian calendar. According to the Gregorian calendar, it started on a Tuesday.[2]

Millennium: 1st millennium
Centuries: 1st century BC1st century2nd century
Decades: 20s BC  10s BC  0s BC  – 0s –  10s  20s  30s
Years: BC BC AD 1AD 2AD 3 AD 4 AD 5
AD 2 in other calendars
Gregorian calendarAD 2
Ab urbe condita755
Assyrian calendar4752
Balinese saka calendarN/A
Bengali calendar−591
Berber calendar952
Buddhist calendar546
Burmese calendar−636
Byzantine calendar5510–5511
Chinese calendar辛酉(Metal Rooster)
2698 or 2638
    — to —
壬戌年 (Water Dog)
2699 or 2639
Coptic calendar−282 – −281
Discordian calendar1168
Ethiopian calendar−6 – −5
Hebrew calendar3762–3763
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat58–59
 - Shaka SamvatN/A
 - Kali Yuga3102–3103
Holocene calendar10002
Iranian calendar620 BP – 619 BP
Islamic calendar639 BH – 638 BH
Javanese calendarN/A
Julian calendarAD 2
Korean calendar2335
Minguo calendar1910 before ROC
Nanakshahi calendar−1466
Seleucid era313/314 AG
Thai solar calendar544–545
Tibetan calendar阴金鸡年
(female Iron-Rooster)
128 or −253 or −1025
    — to —
(male Water-Dog)
129 or −252 or −1024

At the time, it was known as the Year of the Consulship of Vinicius and Varus. It was the 2nd year of the 1st century.

Events change

Roman Empire change

Europe change

Africa change

Asia change

  • The first census is concluded in China. The census has begun the year before. Final numbers show a population of nearly 60 million (59,594,978 people in a bit more than 12 million households). The census is one of the most accurate surveys in Chinese history.[3]
  • The Chinese census shows nearly one million people living in Vietnam.

Births change

Deaths change

References change

  1. " - 2". 2011. Retrieved August 4, 2011.
  2. "year 2 - Wolfram|Alpha". 2011. Retrieved August 4, 2011.
  3. Klingaman, William K., The First Century: Emperors, Gods and Everyman, 1990, p 56