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                                                                         Millennium:                   1st millennium BC
Year 63 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 Cicero and
                                                                          Decades : 90s BC 80s BC 70s BC – 60s BC – 50s BC 40s BC 30s BC
Hibrida (or, less frequently, year 691 Ab urbe condita). The
denomination 63 BC for this year has been used since the early               Years:     66 BC 65 BC 64 BC – 63 BC – 62 BC 61 BC 60 BC

medieval period, when the Anno Domini calendar era became the
prevalent method in Europe for naming years.                                                                  63 BC by topic

Events                                                                                            State leaders – Sovereign states
                                                                                                          Birth and death categories

By place                                                                                                     Births – Deaths
                                                                                              Establishments and disestablishments categories
Roman Republic                                                                                  Establishments – Disestablishments
   Lucius Lucullus held a triumph, he retired from war and politics to live a life of                             V   · T·   E   ·
   refined luxury.
   Pompey conquers Phonecia, Coele-Syria, and Judea for Rome.                                    63 BC in other calendars
   Establishment of the Decapolis and Year 1 of the Pompeian era.                          Gregorian calendar                    63 BC

   Roman annexation of Judea as a client kingdom. King Judah Aristobulus II                Ab urbe condita                       691

   removed from power, while his brother John Hyrcanus II is reappointed king              Armenian calendar                     N/A

   (ethnarch) under Roman suzerainty and high priest, until 40 BC.                         Assyrian calendar                     4688

   Massacre of over 12,000 Jews on the Temple Mount in Jerusalem by Roman                  Bahá'í calendar                       -1906–-1905
   troops, in support of John Hyrcanus II against Aristobulus II.                          Bengali calendar                      -655
   Julius Caesar is elected Pontifex Maximus and praetor for 62 BC.                        Berber calendar                       888
   Marcus Tullius Cicero is senior consul. He is the first novus homo (new man)            English Regnal year                   N/A
   to be elected to the consulship in 31 years.                                            Buddhist calendar                     482
   Cato the younger is elected tribune of the people for 62 BC, taking office in           Burmese calendar                      -700
   early December 63 BC.                                                                   Byzantine calendar                    5446–5447
   Catiline's conspiracy against the Roman Republic is foiled.                             Chinese calendar                      丁巳年

Pontus                                                                                                                                  — to —
   Pharnaces II becomes King of Pontus.                                                                                          戊午年

                                                                                           Coptic calendar                       -346–-345
                                                                                           Ethiopian calendar                    -70–-69
                                                                                           Hebrew calendar                       3698–3699
   September 23 – Gaius Octavius Thurinus (Augustus), first Roman Emperor (d.              Hindu calendars
   AD 14)                                                                                   - Vikram Samvat                      -6–-5
   Strabo, Greek historian, geographer and philosopher (d. c. AD 24)                        - Shaka Samvat                       N/A
   Didymus Chalcenterus, Greek scholar and grammarian (approximate date) (d.                - Kali Yuga                          3039–3040
   c. AD 10)                                                                               Holocene calendar                     9938
   Marcus Vipsanius Agrippa, Roman statesman and general (d. 12 BC)                        Iranian calendar                      684 BP – 683 BP
                                                                                           Islamic calendar                      705 BH – 704 BH
                                                                                           Japanese calendar
   Those involved in the organisation of the Catilinarian conspiracy in Rome,              Julian calendar
   including Publius Cornelius Lentulus Sura                                               Korean calendar                       2271
   Mithridates VI, King of Pontus                                                          Minguo calendar                       1974 before ROC
  Quintus Caecilius Metellus Pius, pontifex maximus and general (b. c. 130 BC                               民前1974 年

  or 127 BC)                                                                    Thai solar calendar         481
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