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   This article is about the year 20. For the number (and other uses), see 20 (number).
Year 20 (XX) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display the full
                                                                                Millennium:                  1st millennium
calendar) of the Julian calendar. At the time, it was known as the Year of
                                                                                 Centuries:    1st century BC – 1st century – 2nd century
the Consulship of Messala and Cotta (or, less frequently, year 773 Ab
                                                                                 Decades :         0s BC 0s 10s – 20s – 30s 40s 50s
urbe condita). The denomination 20 for this year has been used since the
early medieval period, when the Anno Domini calendar era became the                   Years:           17 18 19 – 20 – 21 22 23

prevalent method in Europe for naming years.
                                                                                                                            20 by topic

Events                                                                                                                            Politics

                                                                                                                           State leaders –
                                                                                                                          Sovereign states
By place
                                                                                                                           Birth and death
Roman Empire
                                                                                                                          Births – Deaths
   Servius Sulpicius Galba is a Roman praetor.
                                                                                                                          Establishment and
   Emperor Tiberius is forced to order an investigation and a public trial in the Roman Senate, for the
   murder of Germanicus. Fearing he will be found guilty, Gnaeus Calpurnius Piso commits suicide.                             categories

                                                                                                                         Establishments –
Asia                                                                                                                          V   · T·   E   ·

   First year of Dihuang era of the Chinese Xin Dynasty.
                                                                                                   20 in other calendars
By topic                                                                                Gregorian calendar         20
Arts and sciences                                                                       Ab urbe condita            773
   Philo defines philosophy as the maidservant of theology.                             Armenian calendar          N/A
                                                                                        Assyrian calendar          4770
                                                                                        Bahá'í calendar            -1824–-1823
Births                                                                                  Bengali calendar           -573
                                                                                        Berber calendar            970
                                                                                        English Regnal year        N/A
                                                                                        Buddhist calendar          564
                                                                                        Burmese calendar           -618
   Gnaeus Calpurnius Piso, Roman statesman and governor of Syria (b. 44 BC)             Byzantine calendar         5528–5529
   Vipsania Agrippina, wife of Gaius Asinius Gallus and former wife of Tiberius (b.     Chinese calendar           己卯年十二月十七日

   36 BC)                                                                                                          (2656/2716-12-17)
                                                                                                                          — to —

References                                                                              Coptic calendar            -264–-263
                                                                                        Ethiopian calendar         12–13
                                                                                        Hebrew calendar            3780–3781
via 20
                                                                                        Hindu calendars
                                                                                         - Vikram Samvat           76–77
                                                                                         - Shaka Samvat            N/A
                                                                                         - Kali Yuga               3121–3122
                                                                                        Holocene calendar          10020
Iranian calendar           602 BP – 601 BP
Islamic calendar           621 BH – 619 BH
Japanese calendar
Julian calendar            20      XX

Korean calendar            2353
Minguo calendar            1892 before ROC
                           民前1892 年

Thai solar calendar        563
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