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Clockwise from top-left: bombed-out buildings in Ankara following the Turkish coup d'etat attempt; the impeachment trial of Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff; damaged houses during the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, which killed over 2,000 people; the 2016 Summer Olympics are held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil whilst the Zika virus was spreading; queues outside a bank to exchange demonetized banknotes during the Indian banknote demonetisation; the UK votes to leave the EU; the Girardet Bridge in Dusseldorf with its four Pokestops; Donald Trump is elected U.S. president. 2016 Events Collage.png
Clockwise from top-left: bombed-out buildings in Ankara following the Turkish coup d'état attempt; the impeachment trial of Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff; damaged houses during the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, which killed over 2,000 people; the 2016 Summer Olympics are held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil whilst the Zika virus was spreading; queues outside a bank to exchange demonetized banknotes during the Indian banknote demonetisation; the UK votes to leave the EU; the Girardet Bridge in Düsseldorf with its four Pokéstops; Donald Trump is elected U.S. president.

Millennium: 3rd millennium
Centuries:
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Years:
2016 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar 2016
MMXVI
Ab urbe condita 2769
Armenian calendar 1465
ԹՎ ՌՆԿԵ
Assyrian calendar 6766
Baháʼí calendar 172–173
Balinese saka calendar 1937–1938
Bengali calendar 1423
Berber calendar 2966
British Regnal year 64  Eliz. 2   65  Eliz. 2
Buddhist calendar 2560
Burmese calendar 1378
Byzantine calendar 7524–7525
Chinese calendar 乙未年 (Wood  Goat)
4713 or 4506
     to 
丙申年 (Fire  Monkey)
4714 or 4507
Coptic calendar 1732–1733
Discordian calendar 3182
Ethiopian calendar 2008–2009
Hebrew calendar 5776–5777
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 2072–2073
 - Shaka Samvat 1937–1938
 - Kali Yuga 5116–5117
Holocene calendar 12016
Igbo calendar 1016–1017
Iranian calendar 1394–1395
Islamic calendar 1437–1438
Japanese calendar Heisei 28
(平成28年)
Javanese calendar 1949–1950
Juche calendar 105
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 13 days
Korean calendar 4349
Minguo calendar ROC 105
民國105年
Nanakshahi calendar 548
Thai solar calendar 2559
Tibetan calendar 阴木羊年
(female Wood-Goat)
2142 or 1761 or 989
     to 
阳火猴年
(male Fire-Monkey)
2143 or 1762 or 990
Unix time 1451606400 – 1483228799

2016 (MMXVI) was a leap year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2016th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 16th year of the 3rd millennium and the 21st century, and the 7th year of the 2010s decade.

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2016 was designated as:

Events

January

February

March

April

May

June

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July

August

September

October

November

December

General

Births and deaths

Nobel Prizes

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Nobel medal

New English words

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