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|Ab urbe condita||2823|
|British Regnal year||N/A|
|Chinese calendar||己丑年 (Earth Ox)
4766 or 4706
— to —
庚寅年 (Metal Tiger)
4767 or 4707
|- Vikram Samvat||2126–2127|
|- Shaka Samvat||1991–1992|
|- Kali Yuga||5170–5171|
|Japanese calendar||Heisei 82
|Julian calendar||Gregorian minus 13 days|
|Minguo calendar||ROC 159
|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
- February – The Teen Age Message, an Active SETI message sent in 2001 from the 70-meter Eupatoria Planetary Radar, arrives at its destination, the star HD 197076.
- Islam is expected to have surpassed Christianity as the world's largest religion by this time.
- 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.
- 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
- The 1967 Doctor Who story The Moonbase is set in 2070 on the Moon.
- The animated film Dexter's Laboratory: Ego Trip has some scenes that take place in 2070.
- The television series Total Recall 2070 takes place in 2070.
- 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.
- "A Religious Forecast For 2050: Atheism Is Down, Islam Is Rising".
- "Judge Dredd's Timeline". Dredd Zone. 2000AD Online. Retrieved 2006-11-25.