Year 90 was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.__NOTOC__


By place

Roman Empire

* The Romans build a small garrison in the suburbs of modern Regensburg (approximate date).
* Pliny the Younger's appointment as urban quaestor ends.
* Domitian and Nerva are Roman Consuls.
* Cologne becomes the capital of Germania Inferior.
*A humiliating peace is bought by Domitian from Decebalus of Dacia.


* Continuing his conquest of the Tarim basin, Chinese General Ban Chao defeats the Kushan led by Kanishka.

By topic


*Drafting of The Gospel of John and the Acts of the Apostles.


*Ptolemy, Greek mathematician, geographer, astronomer, and astrologer
*Buddhamitra, Buddist Nun. (approximate date)


*Pedanius Dioscorides, Greek physician (approximate date)
*Gaius Valerius Flaccus, Roman poet (approximate date)

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