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2019 (MMXIX) will be a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2019th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 19th year of the 3rd millennium, the 19th year of the 21st century, and the 10th and last year of the 2010s decade.
Predicted and scheduled events
- January 1:
- Assuming that the copyright laws are not changed further, all works published in 1923 will enter the public domain in the U.S., the first works to do so since the passage of the 1998 Sonny Bono Copyright Term Extension Act.
- Unmanned spaceprobe New Horizons will make a close approach of the Kuiper belt object (KBO) 2014 MU69 on this date.
- March 30 – The United Kingdom (with Gibraltar) will cease to be a member of the European Union beginning at midnight GMT unless an extension to negotiations is agreed by them.
- December 26 – An annular solar eclipse will be visible from South Asia.
- The European Spallation Source is expected to go into operation in Lund, Sweden.
- British troops will leave Germany, having been stationed there since World War II.
- The Union of South American Nations (UNASUR) is expected to complete the process of eliminating tariffs on sensitive products, thus establishing a single market throughout most of South America.
- Estimated completion date for the Jeddah Tower in Saudi Arabia which is expected to become the tallest building in the world and the first to reach 1 kilometer in height.
- NASA is expected to conduct the maiden flight of its Space Launch System, the replacement for the Space Shuttle program, which ended in 2011.
- The James Webb Space Telescope is scheduled to be launched in spring after being delayed yet again by NASA.
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