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This article is about the year 2056.
Millennium: 3rd millennium
Centuries: 20th century21st century22nd century
Decades: 2020s  2030s  2040s  – 2050s –  2060s  2070s  2080s
Years: 2053 2054 205520562057 2058 2059
2056 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 2056
Ab urbe condita 2809
Armenian calendar 1505
Assyrian calendar 6806
Bahá'í calendar 212–213
Bengali calendar 1463
Berber calendar 3006
British Regnal year N/A
Buddhist calendar 2600
Burmese calendar 1418
Byzantine calendar 7564–7565
Chinese calendar 乙亥(Wood Pig)
4752 or 4692
    — to —
丙子年 (Fire Rat)
4753 or 4693
Coptic calendar 1772–1773
Discordian calendar 3222
Ethiopian calendar 2048–2049
Hebrew calendar 5816–5817
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 2112–2113
 - Shaka Samvat 1978–1979
 - Kali Yuga 5157–5158
Holocene calendar 12056
Igbo calendar 1056–1057
Iranian calendar 1434–1435
Islamic calendar 1478–1479
Japanese calendar Heisei 68
Juche calendar 145
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 13 days
Korean calendar 4389
Minguo calendar ROC 145
Thai solar calendar 2599
Unix time 2713910400–2745532799

2056 (MMLVI) will be a leap year starting on Saturday (link displays the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (dominical letter BA), the 2056th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 56th year of the 3rd millennium, the 56th year of the 21st century, and the 7th year of the 2050s decade.

In fiction[edit]

  • Warner Bros. created a short film called One Froggy Evening in 1955 that depicted a singing frog being put in a box and living 100 years. A man discovers the box on a high tech street in the year 2056 with the frog still singing. He thinks he will make a fortune from the frog, but unfortunately the amphibian will not sing for anyone but him.
  • The 1990 Nintendo game Kabuki Quantum Fighter is set in the year 2056 amid a nuclear crisis.
  • The Canadian radio drama Canadia: 2056 from 2007 takes place in this year.
  • The 2008 film Repo! The Genetic Opera takes place in the year 2056.
  • Part of the ending of the Japanese anime Voices of a Distant Star takes place in 2056.