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Millennium: 3rd millennium
2079 by topic:
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Science and technology
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Association football (soccer)Athletics (track and field)BadmintonBaseballBasketballBoxingCricketGolfHorse racingIce hockeyMotorsportRoad cyclingRugby leagueRugby unionTable tennisTennisVolleyball
By place
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Other topics
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Establishments and disestablishments categories
Works and introductions categories
Works entering the public domain
2079 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar 2079
Ab urbe condita 2832
Armenian calendar 1528
Assyrian calendar 6829
Bahá'í calendar 235–236
Balinese saka calendar 2000–2001
Bengali calendar 1486
Berber calendar 3029
British Regnal year N/A
Buddhist calendar 2623
Burmese calendar 1441
Byzantine calendar 7587–7588
Chinese calendar 戊戌(Earth Dog)
4775 or 4715
    — to —
己亥年 (Earth Pig)
4776 or 4716
Coptic calendar 1795–1796
Discordian calendar 3245
Ethiopian calendar 2071–2072
Hebrew calendar 5839–5840
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 2135–2136
 - Shaka Samvat 2000–2001
 - Kali Yuga 5179–5180
Holocene calendar 12079
Igbo calendar 1079–1080
Iranian calendar 1457–1458
Islamic calendar 1502–1503
Japanese calendar Heisei 91
Javanese calendar 2014–2015
Juche calendar 168
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 13 days
Korean calendar 4412
Minguo calendar ROC 168
Nanakshahi calendar 611
Thai solar calendar 2622
Tibetan calendar 阳土狗年
(male Earth-Dog)
2205 or 1824 or 1052
    — to —
(female Earth-Pig)
2206 or 1825 or 1053

2079 (MMLXXIX) will be a common year starting on Sunday (dominical letter A) 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.

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