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Millennium: 3rd millennium
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2079 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar2079
Ab urbe condita2832
Armenian calendar1528
Assyrian calendar6829
Bahá'í calendar235–236
Balinese saka calendar2000–2001
Bengali calendar1486
Berber calendar3029
British Regnal yearN/A
Buddhist calendar2623
Burmese calendar1441
Byzantine calendar7587–7588
Chinese calendar戊戌(Earth Dog)
4775 or 4715
    — to —
己亥年 (Earth Pig)
4776 or 4716
Coptic calendar1795–1796
Discordian calendar3245
Ethiopian calendar2071–2072
Hebrew calendar5839–5840
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat2135–2136
 - Shaka Samvat2000–2001
 - Kali Yuga5179–5180
Holocene calendar12079
Igbo calendar1079–1080
Iranian calendar1457–1458
Islamic calendar1502–1503
Japanese calendarHeisei 91
Javanese calendar2014–2015
Juche calendar168
Julian calendarGregorian minus 13 days
Korean calendar4412
Minguo calendarROC 168
Nanakshahi calendar611
Thai solar calendar2622
Tibetan calendar阳土狗年
(male Earth-Dog)
2205 or 1824 or 1052
    — to —
(female Earth-Pig)
2206 or 1825 or 1053
Unix time3439756800 – 3471292799

2079 (MMLXXIX) will be a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2079th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 79th year of the 3rd millennium, the 79th year of the 21st century, and the 10th and last year of the 2070s decade.

Predicted and scheduled events[edit]

  • May 1 - A total solar eclipse is predicted for New York City in the United States, as well as Nova Scotia in Canada.[1]
  • June 6 - The smalldatetime fields in SQL-Server databases will wrap around to January 1, 1900.
  • August 11 - Mercury occults Mars for the first time since 578. It is difficult to observe, but is the best observable occultation of a planet by another in the 21st century.

In fiction[edit]


  1. ^ "NASA - Total Solar Eclipse of 2079 May 01". nasa.gov.