|Centuries:||1st century BC – 1st century – 2nd century|
|Decades:||20s BC 10s BC 0s BC – 0s – 10s 20s 30s|
|Years:||2 AD 3 AD 4 AD – 5 AD – 6 AD 7 AD 8 AD|
|5 by topic|
|State leaders – Sovereign states|
|Birth and death categories|
|Births – Deaths|
|Establishment and disestablishment categories|
|Establishments – Disestablishments|
|Ab urbe condita||758|
|Bahá'í calendar||-1839 – -1838|
|English Regnal year||N/A|
|Chinese calendar||甲子年 (Wood Rat)
2701 or 2641
— to —
乙丑年 (Wood Ox)
2702 or 2642
|Coptic calendar||-279 – -278|
|Ethiopian calendar||-3 – -2|
|- Vikram Samvat||61–62|
|- Shaka Samvat||N/A|
|- Kali Yuga||3106–3107|
|Igbo calendar||-995 – -994|
|Iranian calendar||617 BP – 616 BP|
|Islamic calendar||636 BH – 635 BH|
|Minguo calendar||1907 before ROC
|Thai solar calendar||548|
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Year 5 (V) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar. At the time, it was known as the Year of the Consulship of Messalla[disambiguation needed] and Cinna (or, less frequently, year 758 Ab urbe condita). The denomination 5 for this year has been used since the early medieval period, when the Anno Domini calendar era became the prevalent method in Europe for naming years.
- Rome acknowledges Cunobelinus, King of the Catuvellauni, as King of Britain.
- The Germanic Tribes of Cimbri and Charydes send ambassadors to Rome.
- Gnaeus Cornelius Cinna Magnus and Lucius Valerius Messalla Volesus (or Gaius Ateius Capito) become Roman consuls.
- Tiberius conquers Germania Inferior.
- Agrippina the Elder marries Germanicus, her second cousin.
- Livilla marries Drusus Julius Caesar, Tiberius's son.
- Polycharmus Azenius becomes Archon of Athens.
- Wang Mang, the power behind the throne, is granted the "Nine Awards of Imperial Favor" — a set of ceremonial robes, sceptres, weapons and privileges bestowed only on those in the most intimate relationship with the emperor. This is a further sign of the rising power of Wang Mang.
- Julia, daughter of Drusus Julius Caesar and Livilla (
- Ruzi Ying, great-grandson of Emperor Xuan Han, Emperor of China (d. 25)
- Yin Lihua, Empress of China (d. 64)
- Saint Paul (approximate date) (d. 67 AD)
- Klingaman, William K., The First Century: Emperors, Gods and Everyman, 1990, p 64