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Below is a list of events that happened in the years from 360 to 369.
|Centuries:||3rd century – 4th century – 5th century|
|Decades:||330s 340s 350s – 360s – 370s 380s 390s|
|Years:||360 361 362 363 364 365 366 367 368 369|
|Categories:||Births – Deaths – Architecture|
Establishments – Disestablishments
- John Cassian, Desert Father and Christian saint
- Saint Mesrob, Armenian monk and theologian
- Saint Ninian, missionary to Scotland
- Tao Sheng, Chinese Buddhist scholar
- Wang Fahui, empress during the Jin Dynasty
- November 3 – Emperor Constantius II dies of a fever. He names his cousin Julian the Apostate his successor.
- December 11 – Julian becomes sole emperor of the Roman Empire. He rules from Constantinople and tries to restore paganism.
- Ministers and followers of Constantius II are put to trial at the Chalcedon tribunal.
- July 10 – Jin Aidi becomes emperor of the Eastern Jin Dynasty.
- Apodemius, Roman officer and secret agent
- November 3 – Constantius II, Roman Emperor
- George of Cappadocia, archbishop of Alexandria
- Jin Mudi, emperor of the Eastern Jin Dynasty
- Li Shi, emperor of the Chinese Ba-Di state Cheng Han
- Song Hun, regent of the Chinese state Former Liang
- Wang Xizhi, Chinese calligrapher
- Flavia Maxima Constantia, daughter of Constantius II
- Jin Xiaowudi, emperor of the Eastern Jin Dynasty
- May 29 – Battle of Ctesiphon
- June 26 – Battle of Samarra
- Petra, capital of the Nabataeans, is damaged by an earthquake.
- April 20 – The planet Venus occults the planet Jupiter.
- February 17 – Emperor Jovian dies after ruling for eight months. He is found dead in his tent at Tyana.
- February 26 – Valentinian I is made Emperor by the Roman army.
- March 28 – Valens, brother of Valentinian I, is made co-emperor. He begins to kill people for being pagan.
- Valentinian I started the Valentinian Dynasty. He lives in Paris.
- Britain suffers Barbarian raids.
- Theon of Alexandria, Greek mathematician, sees a solar eclipse (June 16) and a lunar eclipse (November 25).
- July 21 – earthquake and tsunami destroy Crete and Alexandria. They also affect Italy, Greece, and Palestine.
- September 28 – Procopius revolts. He called himself Emperor, and took control of Thrace and Bithynia.
- March 30 – Sixteen Kingdoms: Jin Feidi becomes emperor of the Eastern Jin Dynasty. He has no actual power. His granduncle Sima Yu truly rules.
- Kou Qianzhi, Chinese high official and Daoist
- Tao Qian, Chinese poet
- Tufa Rutan, prince of the Xianbei state Southern Liang
- January 31 – Athanasius of Alexandria returns from his fifth exile.
- April – Emperor Valens defeats the troops of Procopius in the Battle of Thyatira.
- Valens builds a pontoon bridge across the Danube. This lets the Visigoths travel farther north.
- The Tabula Peutingeriana, a map showing Roman places and roads, is made about this time.
- October 1 – Damasus I becomes 37th pope.
- Battle of Solicinium
- Great Conspiracy: Romans revolt and allow Picts to attack Britain. Also the Scotti from Hibernia (Ireland), and the Saxons from Germania attack.
- Eunomius of Cyzicus is made to live in Mauretania. This is because he kept Procopius safe.
- The first Korean official goes to Japan.
- November 16 – Antipope Ursicinus is made to live in Gaul.
- Epiphanius of Salamis becomes bishop of Salamis, Cyprus.
- Great Conspiracy: Picts, Scotti and Saxons reach Londinium and plunder the city.
- An earthquake strikes Nicaea (Turkey).
- Eustochium, Desert Mother and saint
- Juqu Mengxun, prince of the Xiongnu state Northern Liang
- Philostorgius, Anomoean church historian
- Spring – Emperor Valens crosses the Danube at Noviodunum (Romania). He attacks the Gothic tribes. Their king Athanaric is defeated.
- Fritigern becomes king of the Visigoths.
- Count Theodosius brings Britain fully back to the Empire after the Great Conspiracy of 367.
- Chinese troops of the Jin Dynasty are defeated by Former Yan of the Xianbei.
- Goguryeo invades Baekje.