642

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642 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar 642
DCXLII
Ab urbe condita 1395
Armenian calendar 91
ԹՎ ՂԱ
Assyrian calendar 5392
Balinese saka calendar 563–564
Bengali calendar 49
Berber calendar 1592
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 563–564
 - Kali Yuga 3742–3743
Holocene calendar 10642
Iranian calendar 20–21
Islamic calendar 21–22
Japanese calendar N/A
Javanese calendar 532–533
Julian calendar 642
DCXLII
Korean calendar 2975
Minguo calendar 1270 before ROC
民前1270年
Nanakshahi calendar −826
Seleucid era 953/954 AG
Thai solar calendar 1184–1185
Tibetan calendar 阴金牛年
(female Iron-Ox)
768 or 387 or −385
    — to —
阳水虎年
(male Water-Tiger)
769 or 388 or −384
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