30th century

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Millennium: 3rd millennium
Decades: 2900s 2910s 2920s 2930s 2940s
2950s 2960s 2970s 2980s 2990s

The 30th century of the annus Domini (common) era will span from January 1, 2901 to December 31, 3000 of the Gregorian calendar.

Notable predictions and known events[edit]



  • The Time Capsule in Chinook Centre in Calgary, Alberta, Canada is scheduled to open on December 31, 2999 after being sealed in 2000.[1]
  • The Longplayer composition is set to finish on December 31, 2999, marking the end of the thousand-year piece of music which began on January 1, 2000.

The 30th century in popular media[edit]

Because it is the last year of a millennium, 3000 is viewed as a background for a pivotal point in future history by many writers of speculative fiction, especially science fiction writers.

In culture[edit]

  • The 1,000-year-long song, Longplayer, which began on January 1, 2000, will end on December 31, 2999.


Centuries and millennia[edit]