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This article is about the year 2070.
Millennium: 3rd millennium
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2070 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar 2070
Ab urbe condita 2823
Armenian calendar 1519
Assyrian calendar 6820
Bahá'í calendar 226–227
Bengali calendar 1477
Berber calendar 3020
British Regnal year N/A
Buddhist calendar 2614
Burmese calendar 1432
Byzantine calendar 7578–7579
Chinese calendar 己丑(Earth Ox)
4766 or 4706
    — to —
庚寅年 (Metal Tiger)
4767 or 4707
Coptic calendar 1786–1787
Discordian calendar 3236
Ethiopian calendar 2062–2063
Hebrew calendar 5830–5831
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 2126–2127
 - Shaka Samvat 1991–1992
 - Kali Yuga 5170–5171
Holocene calendar 12070
Igbo calendar 1070–1071
Iranian calendar 1448–1449
Islamic calendar 1492–1493
Japanese calendar Heisei 82
Javanese calendar 2004–2005
Juche calendar 159
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 13 days
Korean calendar 4403
Minguo calendar ROC 159
Nanakshahi calendar 602
Thai solar calendar 2613

2070 (MMLXX) will be a common year starting on Wednesday (dominical letter E) of the Gregorian calendar, the 2070th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 70th year of the 3rd millennium, the 70th year of the 21st century, and the 1st year of the 2070s decade.

Predicted and scheduled events[edit]

In fiction[edit]


  • In Judge Dredd (in the comic 2000 AD) 2070 was the year President Robert L. Booth started the Atomic Wars. Booth, last president of the United States, was deposed. The following year the Battle of Armageddon took place, leading to the defeat of Booth's forces.[2]
  • The events that set the novel Ender's Game into motion take place in 2070.
  • In the teen-fiction series TimeRiders by Alex Scarrow, an ELE engineered biological virus that kills off 99.9999% of humanity is released in 2070.

Television and Film[edit]


  • The 2011 computer game Anno 2070 takes place in the year 2070, predicting that the sea level will have raised dangerously.
  • In the Trinity role-playing game, 2070 marked the end of The Great Crash-a period of history that began in the year 2061. During this crash, millions of people died, half the world's arable land became infertile, the world's financial and ecological resources became drained, and the world economy collapsed. Conflict erupts after 2070 between nations, the Comm crunch hits, and the Urban schism occurs. Orbital expansion is attempted to revitalize the world.
  • Red Faction takes place in 2070.