|Centuries:||0th century - 1st century - 2nd century|
|Decades:|| 10s 20s 30s - 40s - 50s 60s 70s
|Years:||37 38 39 - 40 - 41 42 43|
|Gregorian calendar|| 40 |
|Ab urbe condita||793|
|Bahá'í calendar||-1804 – -1803|
|Coptic calendar||-244 – -243|
|Ethiopian calendar||32 – 33|
|Hebrew calendar||3800 – 3801|
|- Vikram Samvat||95 – 96|
|- Shaka Samvat||N/A|
|- Kali Yuga||3141 – 3142|
|Iranian calendar||582 BP – 581 BP|
|Islamic calendar||600 BH – 599 BH|
|- Imperial Year|| Kōki 700|
|Thai solar calendar||583|
- The emperor Caligula is consul without colleague.
- Caligula embarks on a campaign to conquer Britain, and fails miserably.
- Noricum and Mauretania are incorporated into the Roman Empire.
- Caligula transforms the principate into a Hellenistic Autocracy. He distributes honors carelessly, declares himself a god and orders that all the heads of the Greek statues be replaced by his. Lastly, he makes his horse a senator.
- Vardanes I becomes king of Parthia, opposed by his brother Gotarzes II.
- The Vietnamese Trung sisters rebel against the rule of the Chinese Emperor Guangwu of Han.
Arts and sciencesEdit
- Philo teaches that all men are born free.
- Christianity comes to Egypt as a church is founded in Alexandria. Mark the Evangelist founds the Coptic Orthodox Church as the first pope.
- An early Christian church is erected at Corinth (most probable date).
- The Jewish festival of Pesach (Passover) is adopted by the Christians and renamed Easter.
- Pedanius Dioscorides, Greek physician
- Frontinus, Roman general and military author
- Dio Chrysostom, Greek philosopher and historian
- July 13 — Gnaeus Julius Agricola, Roman governor of Britain
- Claudia Octavia, daughter of Claudius and Messalina. (d. 62)
- Empress Ma of the Han Dynasty
- January — Gnaeus Domitius Ahenobarbus, husband of Agrippina the younger, brother-in-law of Caligula (dropsy)
- Ptolemy of Mauretania (executed by Caligula)
People of the year 40 at Familypedia
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|Antenor III der West-Franken (c25-c69)||Clodomir I der West-Franken (c3-)|
|Clodomir I der West-Franken (c3-)||Marcomir der West-Franken (bef14BC-)|
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