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                                                                        Millennium:                  1st millennium BC
Year 58 BC was a year of the pre-Julian Roman calendar. At the
                                                                         Centuries:   2nd century BC – 1st century BC – 1st century
time, it was known as the Year of the Consulship of Piso and
                                                                          Decades : 80s BC 70s BC 60s BC – 50s BC – 40s BC 30s BC 20s BC
Gabinius (or, less frequently, year 696 Ab urbe condita). The
denomination 58 BC for this year has been used since the early              Years:    61 BC 60 BC 59 BC – 58 BC – 57 BC 56 BC 55 BC

medieval period, when the Anno Domini calendar era became the
prevalent method in Europe for naming years.                                                                58 BC by topic
                                                                                                                    Politics

Events                                                                                          State leaders – Sovereign states
                                                                                                        Birth and death categories

By place                                                                                                   Births – Deaths
                                                                                            Establishments and disestablishments categories
Roman Republic                                                                                 Establishments – Disestablishments
   Consuls: Lucius Calpurnius Piso Caesoninus and Aulus Gabinius.                                               V   · T·   E   ·
   Publius Clodius Pulcher, Roman tribune, institutes a monthly corn dole for
   poor Romans, and exiles Cicero from the city.                                                58 BC in other calendars
   Cyprus becomes a Roman province.                                                      Gregorian calendar                    58 BC

   First year of Julius Caesar's Gallic Wars:                                            Ab urbe condita                       696
                                                                                         Armenian calendar                     N/A
       Caesar becomes a provincial governor (Proconsul) and leads a Roman
       army (4 legions; Legio VII, Legio VIII, Legio IX and the famous Legio X)          Assyrian calendar                     4693

       into Gaul. For auxiliaries he organised ± 3,000 Balearic slingers and Cretan      Bahá'í calendar                       -1901–-1900

       archers into cohorts.                                                             Bengali calendar                      -650

       Caesar builds an 19-mile earthwork, complete with fortifications and              Berber calendar                       893

       watchtowers, between Lake Geneva and the Jura Mountains.                          English Regnal year                   N/A

       June – Caesar defeats the migrating Helvetii in the Battle of the Arar.           Buddhist calendar                     487

       July – Caesar decisively defeats the Helvetii in the Battle of Bibracte.          Burmese calendar                      -695

       September – Caesar decisively defeats the Suebi led by Ariovistus in the          Byzantine calendar                    5451–5452
       Battle of Vosges.                                                                 Chinese calendar                      壬戌年

                                                                                                                               (2579/2639)
Egypt                                                                                                                                 — to —
                                                                                                                               癸亥年
   Berenice IV becomes queen of Egypt after temporarily dethroning her father,
                                                                                                                               (2580/2640)
   Ptolemy XII Auletes.
                                                                                         Coptic calendar                       -341–-340
Asia                                                                                     Ethiopian calendar                    -65–-64
   Base year of the Vikrama Era, founded by Vikrama, king of Ujjain in India.            Hebrew calendar                       3703–3704
   Jumong becomes the 7th ruler of Buyeo.                                                Hindu calendars
                                                                                          - Vikram Samvat                      -1–0
                                                                                          - Shaka Samvat                       N/A
Births                                                                                    - Kali Yuga                          3044–3045
                                                                                         Holocene calendar                     9943
   Livia, second wife of Augustus Caesar (d. AD 29)
                                                                                         Iranian calendar                      679 BP – 678 BP

Deaths                                                                                   Islamic calendar                      700 BH – 699 BH
                                                                                         Japanese calendar
   Go Museo Dangun, 6th ruler of Bukbuyeo
                                                                                         Julian calendar

References                                                                               Korean calendar                       2276
                                                                                         Minguo calendar                       1969 before ROC
                                        民前1969 年

            Thai solar calendar         486
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