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                                                                        Millennium:                    1st millennium BC
Year 59 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 Caesar and
                                                                          Decades : 80s BC 70s BC 60s BC – 50s BC – 40s BC 30s BC 20s BC
Bibulus (or, less frequently, year 695 Ab urbe condita). The
denomination 59 BC for this year has been used since the early              Years:    62 BC 61 BC 60 BC – 59 BC – 58 BC 57 BC 56 BC

medieval period, when the Anno Domini calendar era became the
prevalent method in Europe for naming years.                                                                  59 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: Gaius Julius Caesar and Marcus Calpurnius Bibulus (known as "the                                      V   · T·   E   ·
   consulship of Julius and Caesar" due to Bibulus' withdrawal from public view
   to "consult the heavens" in an effort to invalidate Caesar's intended legislation).            59 BC in other calendars
   Caesar makes the Acta Diurna, or Daily News, the world's first daily                     Gregorian calendar                   59 BC

   newspaper public. The Acta contains details of official decrees and                      Ab urbe condita                      695
   appointments; births, deaths, and marriages. Even sport results—the outcome              Armenian calendar                    N/A
   of the gladiatorial contests and chariot races at the capital.                           Assyrian calendar                    4692
   The First Triumvirate: Caesar, Pompey and Crassus form an unofficial alliance            Bahá'í calendar                      -1902–-1901
   (or 60 BC).                                                                              Bengali calendar                     -651
   Caesar marries Calpurnia, in Rome.                                                       Berber calendar                      892
   The colonia of Florentia, modern Florence, founded.                                      English Regnal year                  N/A
                                                                                            Buddhist calendar                    486
                                                                                            Burmese calendar                     -696
Births                                                                                      Byzantine calendar                   5450–5451
                                                                                            Chinese calendar                     辛酉年
   Livy, Roman historian (d. 17)                                                                                                 (2578/2638)
   Pharaoh Ptolemy XIV of Egypt (or 60 BC) (d. 44 BC)                                                                                   — to —
                                                                                                                                 壬戌年
Deaths                                                                                                                           (2579/2639)
                                                                                            Coptic calendar                      -342–-341
   Prince He of Changyi, former Emperor of the Han Dynasty of China
                                                                                            Ethiopian calendar                   -66–-65
   Gaius Octavius, father of Caesar Augustus (b. c. 100 BC)
                                                                                            Hebrew calendar                      3702–3703
References                                                                                  Hindu calendars
                                                                                            - Vikram Samvat                      -2–-1
                                                                                            - Shaka Samvat                       N/A
via 59 BC                                                                                   - Kali Yuga                          3043–3044
                                                                                            Holocene calendar                    9942
                                                                                            Iranian calendar                     680 BP – 679 BP
                                                                                            Islamic calendar                     701 BH – 700 BH
                                                                                            Japanese calendar
                                                                                            Julian calendar
                                                                                            Korean calendar                      2275
                                                                                            Minguo calendar                      1970 before ROC
                            民前1970 年

Thai solar calendar         485
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