The 1980s animated series Silverhawks was set in the 29th century. It was reported that the main villain, Mon*Star, escaped Penal Planet 10 at 13:00 intergalactic standard time on the 40th day of the year 2839.
In the Doctor Who episode "The Beast Below", the Eleventh Doctor makes reference to Planet Earth being devastated by intense solar flares, causing countries to launch into space on spaceships containing the populace of their entire country.
Nero's album "Welcome Reality" is set in the year 2808, with several song titles featuring the year.
In the second game in the Borderlands (series), upon exploring the Crimson Raiders HQ, it revealed on Roland's Facebook the events takes placed in this century.
In Legend of the Galactic Heroes by Yoshiki Tanaka, in the year 2801 the Galactic Federation is founded, power is relocated from Earth (now named Terra) to the planet Teoria, and the Space Era calendar replaces the Georgian calendar.
Scientists estimate that it will take until the 29th century for radiation levels in areas directly contaminated by the Chernobyl disaster of 1986 to become safe for permanent human habitation again. (See Pripyat, Ukraine)
The CPR (Canadian Pacific Railway) lease on the O&Q (Ontario and Quebec) will end on 4 January 2883 after a 999-year lease.
The St. Michael's Catholic Cemetery (Happy Valley) in Hong Kong lease on Wanzai's Saint Fulan gentleman street will end after a 999-year lease.