120s

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Millennium: 1st millennium
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Years: 120 121 122 123 124 125 126 127 128 129
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This is a list of events occurring in the 120s, ordered by year.

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121[edit]

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  • Era name changes from Yongning (2nd year) to Jianguang in the Chinese Eastern Han Dynasty.

122[edit]

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  • Change of era name from Jianguang (2nd year) to Yanguang of the Chinese Eastern Han Dynasty.

123[edit]

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124[edit]

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  • In northern India, Nahapana, king of the Scythians, is defeated and dies in battle while fighting against King Andhra Gautamiputra Satakarni. This defeat destroys the Scythian dynasty of Ksaharâtas.

125[edit]

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  • Plague sweeps North Africa in the wake of a locust invasion that destroys large areas of cropland. The plague kills as many as 500,000 in Numidia and possibly 150,000 on the coast before moving to Italy, where it takes so many lives that villages and towns are abandoned.

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126[edit]

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  • The old Pantheon is demolished by Hadrian and the construction of a new one begins.

Asia[edit]

  • First year of the Yongjian era of the Chinese Han Dynasty.

127[edit]

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128[edit]

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129[edit]

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