|Centuries:||2nd century - 3rd century - 4th century|
|Decades:|| 200s 210s 220s - 230s - 240s 250s 260s
|Years:||235 236 237 - 238 - 239 240 241|
|Gregorian calendar|| 238 |
|Ab urbe condita||991|
|Bahá'í calendar||-1606 – -1605|
|Coptic calendar||-46 – -45|
|Ethiopian calendar||230 – 231|
|Hebrew calendar||3998 – 3999|
|- Vikram Samvat||293 – 294|
|- Shaka Samvat||160 – 161|
|- Kali Yuga||3339 – 3340|
|Iranian calendar||384 BP – 383 BP|
|Islamic calendar||396 BH – 395 BH|
|- Imperial Year|| Kōki 898|
|Thai solar calendar||781|
- Carpians invade Moesia; Emperor Maximinus Thrax campaigns against them.
- In spite of the payment of a tribute, the Romans fail to persuade the Goths and the Carpians to withdraw from Moesia.
- March 7 — Gordian I and Gordian II become Roman Emperors. They rule for 36 days (until their deaths on April 12).
- April 22 — Pupienus and Balbinus become Roman Emperors.
- The town of Aquileia takes the side of Roman Senate against Maximinus Thrax.
- July 29 — Gordian III becomes Emperor on the deaths of Pupienus and Balbinus.
- Future Roman Emperor Valerian becomes princeps senatus.
- The Colosseum is restored after being damaged.
- The Goths, coming from Ukraine, cross the Danube and devastate the Empire up to the border with Anatolia.
- In North Africa, Legio III Augusta, is dissolved. Until its reconstitution in 253, Africa is defended by auxiliary troops only.
- April 12 — Roman emperors Gordian I (suicide) and Gordian II (killed in battle)
- June 24 — Maximinus Thrax, Roman Emperor
- July 29 — Pupienus and Balbinus, Roman Emperors
- Gongsun Yuan, general of Kingdom of Wei
- Lun Zhi, general of Kingdom of Wei
- Jia Fan, general of Kingdom of Wei
- Chosroes I, King of Armenia (assassinated)
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