AD 56

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Millennium: 1st millennium
AD 56 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar AD 56
Ab urbe condita 809
Assyrian calendar 4806
Balinese saka calendar N/A
Bengali calendar −537
Berber calendar 1006
Buddhist calendar 600
Burmese calendar −582
Byzantine calendar 5564–5565
Chinese calendar 乙卯(Wood Rabbit)
2752 or 2692
    — to —
丙辰年 (Fire Dragon)
2753 or 2693
Coptic calendar −228 – −227
Discordian calendar 1222
Ethiopian calendar 48–49
Hebrew calendar 3816–3817
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 112–113
 - Shaka Samvat N/A
 - Kali Yuga 3156–3157
Holocene calendar 10056
Iranian calendar 566 BP – 565 BP
Islamic calendar 583 BH – 582 BH
Javanese calendar N/A
Julian calendar AD 56
Korean calendar 2389
Minguo calendar 1856 before ROC
Nanakshahi calendar −1412
Seleucid era 367/368 AG
Thai solar calendar 598–599
Tibetan calendar 阴木兔年
(female Wood-Rabbit)
182 or −199 or −971
    — to —
(male Fire-Dragon)
183 or −198 or −970

AD 56 (LVI) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar. At the time, it was known in the Roman Empire as the Year of the Consulship of Saturninus and Scipio (or, less frequently, year 809 Ab urbe condita). The denomination AD 56 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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Roman Empire[edit]

Asian Calendar[edit]

  • The Jianwu era of the Eastern Han Dynasty changes to the Jianwuzhongyuan era.