|Centuries:||20th century – 21st century – 22nd century|
|Decades:||1990s 2000s 2010s – 2020s – 2030s 2040s 2050s|
|Years:||2021 2022 2023 – 2024 – 2025 2026 2027|
|Ab urbe condita||2777|
|British Regnal year||N/A|
|Chinese calendar||癸卯年 (Water Rabbit)
4720 or 4660
— to —
甲辰年 (Wood Dragon)
4721 or 4661
|- Vikram Samvat||2080–2081|
|- Shaka Samvat||1946–1947|
|- Kali Yuga||5125–5126|
|Japanese calendar||Heisei 36
|Julian calendar||Gregorian minus 13 days|
|Minguo calendar||ROC 113
|Thai solar calendar||2567|
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2024 (MMXXIV) will be a leap year starting on Monday (dominical letter GF) of the Gregorian calendar, the 2024th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 24th year of the 3rd millennium, the 24th year of the 21st century, and the 5th year of the 2020s decade.
Predicted and scheduled events
- March 25 – March 2024 lunar eclipse.
- April 8 – Total solar eclipse (Central Pacific Ocean, northern Mexico, eastern, southwestern and central United States, southeastern Canada and northern Atlantic Ocean).
- September 18 – September 2024 lunar eclipse.
- October 2 – Solar eclipse of October 2, 2024.
- Mars One hopes to establish the first human settlement on Mars.
- Launch of PLATO, the third ESA Cosmic Vision M-class mission.
- Lunar Mission One, a British-led, unmanned Moon mission announced in November 2014 and planned for 2024. It will attempt to land on the lunar south pole, then drill down at least 20m and possibly as deep as 100m.
- The Thirty Meter Telescope in Hawaii will be completed.
- World population is expected to reach eight billion.
- 2024 Summer Olympics in either Budapest, Hungary; Los Angeles, United States; Paris, France or Rome, Italy.
Computer and video games
- A Boy and His Dog (1974)
- Highlander II: The Quickening (1991)
- Jason X (2002), Hockey has been outlawed this year.
- Homestuck Last free US elections
- How I Met Your Mother The mother dies in this year.
- Yes, Prime Minister: The diaries of the Right Honourable James Hacker are published.
- Star Trek: The Next Generation ("The High Ground", 1990): According to Data, the reunification of Ireland in 2024 is achieved.
- Star Trek: Deep Space Nine ("Past Tense", 1995): The Bell Riots occur in San Francisco, and the Sanctuary District program is ended.
- Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex (2002–2003): the Laughing Man incident occurs.
- Doctor Who ("The Disappearing Act") World War IV occurs.
- Star-Crossed (2014).
- 2024, a song from the 1982 album "Requiem" by Arthur Brown.
- 2024, a song from the 2011 album Thank You, Happy Birthday by Cage The Elephant
- "Mars One". Mars One. Retrieved 2015-11-12.
- "European Space Agency picks Plato planet-hunting mission". BBC. 20 February 2014. Retrieved 20 February 2014.
- "UK 'to lead moon landing' funded by public contributions". BBC. 19 November 2014. Retrieved 19 November 2014.
- "Mauna Kea Scene of Clash Over Telescope at Sacred Hawaiian Site". US News. 2015-04-03. Retrieved 2015-11-12.