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Year of the Fire Rat丙子( at the beginning of the year Wood Pig乙亥)
Politics and World Affairs
- Athens, which has condemned and executed his best strategists in the previous year, suffered a crushing defeat against Sparta under Lysander at the Battle of the Hellespont Aigospotamoi. The Peloponnesian War is practically decided.
- Dionysius tyrant of Syracuse is.
Science and Technology
- In his 18th year of reign ( 406-405 BC) of the Achaemenid king Darius II allows the additional month Addaru switch, which starts on March 16.
- In the Babylonian calendar the beginning of the first Nisannu falls on the 15th - 16th April; the full moon in Nisannu on the 28th - 29th April and the first Tašritu to the 9th - 10th October ..
- Around 405 BC: The comedy The Frogs of Aristophanes premiered.
- Menander, Athenian strategist
- Philocles Athenian strategist
- Tydeus, Athenian strategist