642

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This article is about the year 642. For the number, see 642 (number).
Millennium: 1st millennium
Centuries: 6th century7th century8th century
Decades: 610s  620s  630s  – 640s –  650s  660s  670s
Years: 639 640 641642643 644 645
642 by topic
Politics
State leadersSovereign states
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BirthsDeaths
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EstablishmentsDisestablishments
642 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 642
DCXLII
Ab urbe condita 1395
Armenian calendar 91
ԹՎ ՂԱ
Assyrian calendar 5392
Bahá'í calendar −1202 – −1201
Bengali calendar 49
Berber calendar 1592
English Regnal year N/A
Buddhist calendar 1186
Burmese calendar 4
Byzantine calendar 6150–6151
Chinese calendar 辛丑(Metal Ox)
3338 or 3278
    — to —
壬寅年 (Water Tiger)
3339 or 3279
Coptic calendar 358–359
Discordian calendar 1808
Ethiopian calendar 634–635
Hebrew calendar 4402–4403
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 698–699
 - Shaka Samvat 564–565
 - Kali Yuga 3743–3744
Holocene calendar 10642
Igbo calendar −358 – −357
Iranian calendar 20–21
Islamic calendar 21–22
Japanese calendar N/A
Juche calendar N/A
Julian calendar 642
DCXLII
Korean calendar 2975
Minguo calendar 1270 before ROC
民前1270年
Thai solar calendar 1185
Pope Theodore I (642–649)

Year 642 (DCXLII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar. The denomination 642 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.

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  1. ^ Reuter, p. 55
  2. ^ Bede, "Ecclesiastical History", Book III, Chapter 15