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   This article is about the year 123. For the number (and other uses), see 123 (number).
Year 123 (CXXIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display
                                                                                   Millennium:               1st millennium
the full calendar) of the Julian calendar. At the time, it was known as the Year
                                                                                    Centuries:   1st century – 2nd century – 3rd century
of the Consulship of Paetinus and Apronius (or, less frequently, year 876
                                                                                    Decades :    90s 100s 110s – 120s – 130s 140s 150s
Ab urbe condita). The denomination 123 for this year has been used since
                                                                                       Years:      120 121 122 – 123 – 124 125 126
the early medieval period, when the Anno Domini calendar era became the
prevalent method in Europe for naming years.
                                                                                                                           123 by topic

Events                                                                                                                           Politics

                                                                                                                          State leaders –
                                                                                                                         Sovereign states
By place
                                                                                                                           Birth and death
Roman Empire
                                                                                                                         Births – Deaths
   Emperor Hadrian averts a war with Parthia by a personal meeting with Osroes I.
                                                                                                                         Establishment and
   Housesteads Fort is constructed on Hadrian's Wall north of Bardon Mill.                                                disestablishment
   Hadrian's Villa at Tivoli is built.                                                                                       categories

Europe                                                                                                                  Establishments –
   Mug Nuadat defeats the High King of Ireland, Conn of the Hundred Battles.                                                 V   · T·   E   ·

                                                                                                 123 in other calendars
   In China, Ban Yong, son of Ban Chao, reestablishes the Chinese control over
                                                                                       Gregorian calendar         123
   the Tarim Basin.                                                                                               CXXIII
   The Chinese government establishes Aide of the Western Regions over the             Ab urbe condita            876
   Tarim Basin.                                                                        Armenian calendar          N/A

By topic                                                                               Assyrian calendar          4873
                                                                                       Bahá'í calendar            -1721–-1720
Arts and sciences                                                                      Bengali calendar           -470
   Chinese scientist Zhang Heng corrects the calendar to bring it into line with       Berber calendar            1073
   the four seasons.                                                                   English Regnal year        N/A
                                                                                       Buddhist calendar          667
                                                                                       Burmese calendar           -515
Births                                                                                 Byzantine calendar         5631–5632
                                                                                       Chinese calendar           壬戌年十一月十七日
   Annia Cornificia Faustina, sister of Marcus Aurelius (d. 158)                                                  (2759/2819-11-17)
                                                                                                                         — to —
Deaths                                                                                                            癸亥年十一月廿六日

   Kanishka I (later according to other sources)
                                                                                       Coptic calendar            -161–-160
References                                                                             Ethiopian calendar         115–116
                                                                                       Hebrew calendar            3883–3884
                                                                                       Hindu calendars
via 123                                                                                - Vikram Samvat            179–180
                                                                                       - Shaka Samvat             45–46
                                                                                       - Kali Yuga                3224–3225
                                                                                       Holocene calendar          10123
Iranian calendar           499 BP – 498 BP
Islamic calendar           514 BH – 513 BH
Japanese calendar
Julian calendar            123      CXXIII

Korean calendar            2456
Minguo calendar            1789 before ROC
                           民前1789 年

Thai solar calendar        666
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