Centuries: 1st century BC - 1st century - 2nd century
- The Roman conquest of Britain begins.
- The Romans defeat Britons led by Caratacus
- The Romans found the cities of London, then known as Londinium, and Peterborough.
- The Romans begin to construct a road that later becomes Ermine Street.
- In Coptic Christianity, Mark the Evangelist becomes the first Orthodox Patriarch of Alexandria.
- Roman emperor Claudius is also a Roman Consul for a second year.
- Pomponius Mela, Roman geographer, writes De situ orbis libri (probable date).
- Warfare begins between the northern and southern Huns.