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2016 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 2016
MMXVI
Ab urbe condita 2769
Armenian calendar 1465
ԹՎ ՌՆԿԵ
Bahá'í calendar 172 – 173
Bengali calendar 1423
Berber calendar 2966
Buddhist calendar 2560
Burmese calendar 1378
Byzantine calendar 7524 – 7525
Chinese calendar 乙未年十一月廿二日
(4652/4712-11-22)
— to —
丙申年十二月初三日
(4653/4713-12-3)
Coptic calendar 1732 – 1733
Ethiopian calendar 2008 – 2009
Hebrew calendar 57765777
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 2071 – 2072
 - Shaka Samvat 1938 – 1939
 - Kali Yuga 5117 – 5118
Holocene calendar 12016
Iranian calendar 1394 – 1395
Islamic calendar 1437 – 1438
Japanese calendar Heisei 28
(平成28年)
Korean calendar 4349
Thai solar calendar 2559
Unix time 1451606400 – 1483228799

2016 (MMXVI) will be a leap year starting on a Friday in the Gregorian calendar.

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Predicted events

Unknown dates

In fiction

Computer and video games

Film

Television series

Preceded by
2015
Years
2016
Succeeded by
2017

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This article or section has information about scheduled or expected future events.
The content may change as more information becomes available.
Millennium: 3rd millennium
Centuries: 20th century - 21st century - 22nd century
Decades: 1980s  1990s  2000s  - 2010s -  2020s  2030s  2040s
Years: 2013 2014 2015 - 2016 - 2017 2018 2019

2016 (MMXVI) will be a leap year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar.

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Predicted events=

= Unknown dates

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  • European Capital Of Culture 2016 – European Union choose two European cities, from Poland and from Spain to become the European Capitals Of Culture in this year.
  • The right for the U.S. forces to use Diego Garcia in the Chagos Islands as a military base will end at this year, but there will be a provision for an automatic extension for another 20 years for the US forces to remain stationed on the island.
  • Start of unmanned test flights of Altair for future U.S. lunar landings.
  • ITER, an international scientific experiment (2nd largest worldwide ever) into developing nuclear fusion as an energy source will boot up for the first time.
  • Files concerning Rudolf Hess made open to the public
  • The Centralia, Pennsylvania time capsule will open
  • NASA Juno, Jupiter orbiter
  • The world's largest suspension bridge will be completed, connecting Sicily and main land Italy.

In fiction

Computer and video games

  • Games set in 2016:
    • Rockman 2: The Power Fighters, Rockman Battle & Chase and Rockman & Forte: Challenger From the Future[needs proof]
    • Body Harvest (1998)
    • Metal Gear Acid (2004)
    • Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney (2005)
    • Terminator Salvation (video game) (2009)
    • Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2 (2009)
    • Ace Combat 6 (2008)

Film

  • Ghostbusters II (1989): According to a guest on Peter Venkman's talk show, the end of the world will occur on February 14.

Television series

  • Neon Genesis Evangelion (1995–1996): The controversial completion of the top-secret Human Instrumentality Project brings about the apocalyptic Third Impact, merging all human individuals into a single consummate being.
  • In an episode of Phil of the Future, Phil states that chores were banned in the year 2016.
Preceded by
2015
Years
2016
Succeeded by
2017
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