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                                                                        Millennium:                  1st millennium BC
Year 66 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 Lepidus
                                                                         Decades : 90s BC 80s BC 70s BC – 60s BC – 50s BC 40s BC 30s BC
and Tullus (or, less frequently, year 688 Ab urbe condita). The
denomination 66 BC for this year has been used since the early              Years:    69 BC 68 BC 67 BC – 66 BC – 65 BC 64 BC 63 BC

medieval period, when the Anno Domini calendar era became the
prevalent method in Europe for naming years.                                                                66 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: Manius Aemilius Lepidus and Lucius Volcatius Tullus.                                                V   · T·   E   ·
   Catiline accused of conspiring against the Roman Republic with Autronius and
   the younger Sulla (also in 63 during the consulship of Cicero).                             66 BC in other calendars
   The alliance between Mithridates VI of Pontus and Tigranes II of Armenia is           Gregorian calendar                    66 BC

   broken.                                                                               Ab urbe condita                       688

   Tigranes II is forced to surrender, by a payment of 6,000 talents, and is             Armenian calendar                     N/A

   reinstated by Pompey as a "friend of the Roman people" to hold Armenia as a           Assyrian calendar                     4685
   buffer zone.                                                                          Bahá'í calendar                       -1909–-1908
   Battle of the Lycus: Pompey the Great decisively defeats Mithridates VI,              Bengali calendar                      -658
   effectively ending the Third Mithridatic War.                                         Berber calendar                       885
   Gaius Antonius elected Roman praetor.                                                 English Regnal year                   N/A
   The lex Manilia, supported by Cicero gives Pompey command over all of Asia.           Buddhist calendar                     479
   Cicero becomes praetor of Sicily.                                                     Burmese calendar                      -703
                                                                                         Byzantine calendar                    5443–5444
Judea
                                                                                         Chinese calendar                      甲寅年
   Aristobulus II becomes king and high priest of Judea, until 63 BC.                                                          (2571/2631)
                                                                                                                                      — to —
                                                                                                                               乙卯年

                                                                                                                               (2572/2632)
Births
                                                                                         Coptic calendar                       -349–-348
                                                                                         Ethiopian calendar                    -73–-72
Deaths
                                                                                         Hebrew calendar                       3695–3696
   Licinius Macer, Roman annalist                                                        Hindu calendars
                                                                                          - Vikram Samvat                      -9–-8
References                                                                                - Shaka Samvat                       N/A
                                                                                          - Kali Yuga                          3036–3037
                                                                                         Holocene calendar                     9935
via 66 BC                                                                                Iranian calendar                      687 BP – 686 BP
                                                                                         Islamic calendar                      708 BH – 707 BH
                                                                                         Japanese calendar
                                                                                         Julian calendar
                                                                                         Korean calendar                       2268
                                                                                         Minguo calendar                       1977 before ROC
                            民前1977 年

Thai solar calendar         478
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