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Millennium: 3rd millennium
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2049 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar 2049
Ab urbe condita 2802
Armenian calendar 1498
Assyrian calendar 6799
Bahá'í calendar 205–206
Balinese saka calendar 1970–1971
Bengali calendar 1456
Berber calendar 2999
British Regnal year N/A
Buddhist calendar 2593
Burmese calendar 1411
Byzantine calendar 7557–7558
Chinese calendar 戊辰(Earth Dragon)
4745 or 4685
    — to —
己巳年 (Earth Snake)
4746 or 4686
Coptic calendar 1765–1766
Discordian calendar 3215
Ethiopian calendar 2041–2042
Hebrew calendar 5809–5810
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 2105–2106
 - Shaka Samvat 1970–1971
 - Kali Yuga 5149–5150
Holocene calendar 12049
Igbo calendar 1049–1050
Iranian calendar 1427–1428
Islamic calendar 1471–1472
Japanese calendar Heisei 61
Javanese calendar 1983–1984
Juche calendar 138
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 13 days
Korean calendar 4382
Minguo calendar ROC 138
Nanakshahi calendar 581
Thai solar calendar 2592
Tibetan calendar 阳土龙年
(male Earth-Dragon)
2175 or 1794 or 1022
    — to —
(female Earth-Snake)
2176 or 1795 or 1023

2049 (MMXLIX) will be a common year starting on Friday (dominical letter C) of the Gregorian calendar, the 2049th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 49th year of the 3rd millennium, the 49th year of the 21st century, and the 10th and last year of the 2040s decade.

Predicted and scheduled events[edit]

In fiction[edit]

  • The races in San Francisco Rush 2049, the last arcade game from Atari Games, take place during this year and given the military naval presence and appearance of a full moon suggest this is during Fleet Week 2049 hence on or about the tenth of October. In-game advertisements about the races call it the "53rd Annual San Francisco Rush Tournament" (which set the races in the original San Francisco Rush in the year 1996—the year that the original game was released), and it is sponsored by "J. Ray and Associates" (a reference to the game's producer, John Ray).
  • In the 1932 novel Brave New World by Aldous Huxley, 2049 sees the outbreak of The Nine Years' War, a conflict which devastates the entire planet and convinces world leaders to unite as a peaceful, but controversial, world society.
  • The events of the series IGPX take place.
  • The "Blade Runner" sequel "Blade Runner 2049" takes place in 2049
  • The Disney Channel movie Zenon: Girl of the 21st Century takes place in 2049, 50 years after the movie debuted on television in 1999.
  • The video game Vectorman takes place in 2049
  • The video game Miner 2049er takes place in 2049
  • The video game M.A.C.H. takes place in 2049
  • The video game When it's Over takes place in early 2049
  • The video game Nier takes place in 2049
  • The video game Crimson Tears is set in Tokyo in 2049
  • The Doctor Who episode Kill the Moon is set in 2049