Centuries: 1st century - 2nd century - 3rd century
- Roman emperor Trajan starts an expedition against Dacia.
- Epictetus writes and publishes The Discourses.
- The Chinese (Tibetan) introduce their Buddhist Religion into Indonesia.
- Gan Ying, an envoy of the Han dynasty in China who learned about Ta Ts'in (the Roman Empire) although he never reached there.
- Saint John the Apostle dies in Ephesus.
- Saint Clement of Rome, Bishop of Rome, Epistle to the Corinthians, during the last decade of the first century.
- Silius Italicus, author of Punicus, the annals of Hannibal during the Second Punic War.
For the number 101, see one hundred and one.
See also United States Highway 101.