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October 2010[edit]

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Holocene calendar[edit]

You're right and I'm glad you discovered my error. But there seems to be a number of errors in other calendars displaying the year zero.--Hyphantes (talk) 09:36, 24 April 2015 (UTC)

The 1st year is year 0[edit]

Of course, there is no "0th year" (CE), since any 0th can not exist at all. Everything starts with the first, so there is the 1st year (ordinal), which is the year 0 (cardinal).

This is, because
the third millennium includes four-digit years with the first number is two: 3rd⇔2
the 21st century includes the years with the first two digits are 20: 21st⇔20
the 202nd decade (2010s) includes the years with the first three digits are 201: 202nd⇔201
the third decade (20s) includes the years with the first digits are 2: 3rd⇔2
the second decade (10s) includes the years with the first digits are 1: 2nd⇔1
the first decade⇔0s
the third year is the year 2
the second year is the year 1
the first year is the year 0

In addition, the first six months CE is marked as a decimal 0.5, that is zero whole (year) five tenths. (If the first year would be the year 1, the first six months should be marked strange incorrectly "1.5".)

-- (talk) 20:33, 22 August 2016 (UTC)

The current year is 2016. 2015 years ago was the year 1, and the year before that was either 1 BCE or 0 (year). Either way, you don't see people referring to the year 2015 (2016th year), it's just the year number. Similarly, North Korea have decided that 1912 should be Juche 1 and not Juche 0, so they use the ordinal number and not the cardinal number as the year number. Arcorann (talk) 06:36, 23 August 2016 (UTC)

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