Decades: 20s 30s 40s 50s 60s - 70s - 80s 90s 100s 110s 120s
Years: 66 67 68 69 70 - 71 - 72 73 74 75 76
The Romans establish a fortress at York (Eboracum), as a base for their northern forces. Initially established solely for the 9th legion, expansion later included public housing, baths and temples.
Potillius Cerealis, governor of Britain, puts down a revolt by the Brigantes.
Vespasian and Nerva are Roman Consuls.
Mithraism begins to spread throughout the Roman Empire.
For the number 71, see seventy-one.