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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 , the 16th year of the 21st century , and the 7th year of the 2010s decade.

Roman numerals Numbers in the Roman numeral system

Roman numerals are a numeral system that originated in ancient Rome and remained the usual way of writing numbers throughout Europe well into the Late Middle Ages. Numbers in this system are represented by combinations of letters from the Latin alphabet. Modern usage employs seven symbols, each with a fixed integer value:

A leap year is a calendar year containing one additional day added to keep the calendar year synchronized with the astronomical or seasonal year. Because seasons and astronomical events do not repeat in a whole number of days, calendars that have the same number of days in each year drift over time with respect to the event that the year is supposed to track. By inserting an additional day or month into the year, the drift can be corrected. A year that is not a leap year is called a common year.

A leap year starting on Friday is any year with 366 days that begins on Friday 1 January and ends on Saturday 31 December. Its dominical letters hence are CB, such as the years 1808, 1836, 1864, 1892, 1904, 1932, 1960, 1988, 2016, 2044, 2072, 2112, 2140, 2168 and 2196 in the Gregorian calendar or, likewise, 2000 and 2028 in the obsolete Julian calendar. Any leap year that starts on Tuesday, Friday or Saturday has only one Friday the 13th; The only Friday the 13th in this leap year occurs in May. Common years starting on Saturday share this characteristic.

Contents

2016 by topic:
Arts
ArchitectureComicsFilmHome videoLiterature (Poetry) – Music (Country, Rock, Metal, UK) – RadioPhotoTelevisionVideo gaming
Politics
ElectionsInternational leadersSovereign states
Sovereign state leadersTerritorial governors
Science and technology
ArchaeologyAviationBirding/OrnithologyPalaeontologyRail transportSpaceflight
Sports
BadmintonBaseballBasketballVolleyball
By place
AfghanistanAlbaniaAlgeriaAngolaAntarcticaArgentinaArmeniaAustraliaAustriaAzerbaijanBangladeshThe BahamasBarbadosBelgiumBeninBhutanBosnia and HerzegovinaBrazilBulgariaBurkina FasoBurundiCambodiaCameroonCanadaCape VerdeCentral African RepublicChadChileChinaColombiaCosta RicaCroatiaCubaCyprusCzechiaDenmarkEcuadorEgyptEl SalvadorEstoniaEthiopiaEuropean UnionFinlandFranceGabonGeorgiaGermanyGhanaGreeceGuatemalaHong KongHungaryIcelandIndiaIndonesiaIraqIranIrelandIsraelItalyIvory CoastJapanKazakhstanKenyaKuwaitLaosLatviaLibyaLithuaniaLuxembourgMacauMadagascarMalawiMalaysiaMaliMexicoMoldovaMontenegroMoroccoMozambiqueMyanmarNepalNetherlandsNew ZealandNigerNigeriaNorth KoreaNorwayOmanPakistanPalestinePeruPhilippinesPolandPortugalRomaniaRussiaRwandaSaudi ArabiaSenegalSerbiaSingaporeSlovakiaSloveniaSomaliaSouth AfricaSouth KoreaSouth SudanSpainSri LankaSudanSwedenSwitzerlandSyriaTaiwanTanzaniaThailandTunisiaTurkeyUgandaUkraineUnited Arab EmiratesUnited KingdomUnited StatesUruguayUzbekistanVenezuelaVietnamYemenZambiaZimbabwe
Other topics
Religious leaders
Birth and death categories
BirthsDeaths
Establishments and disestablishments categories
EstablishmentsDisestablishments
Works and introductions categories
WorksIntroductions
Works entering the public domain
2016 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar 2016
MMXVI
Ab urbe condita 2769
Armenian calendar 1465
ԹՎ ՌՆԿԵ
Assyrian calendar 6766
Bahá'í 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(Wood  Goat)
4712 or 4652
     to 
丙申年 (Fire  Monkey)
4713 or 4653
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 was designated as:

International Year of Pulses

2016 was declared as the International Year of Pulses by the sixty eighth session of the United Nations General Assembly on December 20, 2013. The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations has been nominated to declare a year for pulses.

An International Year designation provides an unprecedented opportunity to raise awareness and to celebrate the role of beans, chickpeas, lentils and other pulses in feeding the world. Even more importantly, it will be a galvanizing moment to draw together key actors to further the contributions pulses make to health, nutrition, and sustainability.

Sixty-eighth session of the United Nations General Assembly

The Sixty-eighth Session of the United Nations General Assembly opened on 17 September 2013. The President of the United Nations General Assembly was chosen from the GRULAC with Antigua and Barbuda's John William Ashe being the consensus candidate, thus bypassing the need for an election.

United Nations General Assembly Principal organ of the United Nations

The United Nations General Assembly is one of the six principal organs of the United Nations (UN), the only one in which all member nations have equal representation, and the main deliberative, policy-making, and representative organ of the UN. Its powers are to oversee the budget of the UN, appoint the non-permanent members to the Security Council, appoint the Secretary-General of the United Nations, receive reports from other parts of the UN, and make recommendations in the form of General Assembly Resolutions. It has also established numerous subsidiary organs.

February

February 7 is the 38th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. 327 days remain until the end of the year.

North Korea Sovereign state in East Asia

North Korea, officially the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, is a country in East Asia constituting the northern part of the Korean Peninsula, with Pyongyang the capital and the largest city in the country. To the north and northwest, the country is bordered by China and by Russia along the Amnok and Tumen rivers and to the south it is bordered by South Korea, with the heavily fortified Korean Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) separating the two. Nevertheless, North Korea, like its southern counterpart, claims to be the legitimate government of the entire peninsula and adjacent islands.

Reconnaissance satellite satellite collecting intelligence

A reconnaissance satellite or intelligence satellite is an Earth observation satellite or communications satellite deployed for military or intelligence applications.

March

March 9 is the 68th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. 297 days remain until the end of the year.

Solar eclipse of March 9, 2016 solar eclipse

A total solar eclipse took place at the Moon’s descending node of the orbit on March 8–9, 2016. If viewed from east of the International Date Line, the eclipse took place on March 8 and elsewhere on March 9. A total solar eclipse occurs when the Moon's apparent diameter is larger than the Sun's and the apparent path of the Sun and Moon intersect, blocking all direct sunlight and turning daylight into darkness; the sun appears to be black with a halo around it. Totality occurs in a narrow path across Earth's surface, with the partial solar eclipse visible over a surrounding region thousands of kilometres wide. The eclipse of March 8–9, 2016 had a magnitude of 1.0450 visible across an area of Pacific Ocean, which started in the Indian Ocean, and ended in the northern Pacific Ocean.

March 14 is the 73rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. 292 days remain until the end of the year.

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

Births

Deaths

Deaths
January  · February  · March  · April  · May  · June  · July  · August  · September  · October  · November  · December

January

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Vilmos Zsigmond
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Princess Ashraf Pahlavi
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David Bowie
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Alan Rickman
Glenn Frey Glenn Frey.jpg
Glenn Frey

February

Boutros Boutros-Ghali Naelachohanboutrosghali-2.jpg
Boutros Boutros-Ghali
Umberto Eco Umberto Eco 04.jpg
Umberto Eco
Harper Lee HarperLee 2007Nov05.jpg
Harper Lee
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Sonny James

March

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Nancy Reagan
Guido Westerwelle Dr-guido-westerwelle-fdpbundesaussenminister 2013 headshot square.jpg
Guido Westerwelle
Anker Jorgensen Anker-jorgensen.jpg
Anker Jørgensen
Johan Cruyff Johan Cruijff golfer cropped.jpg
Johan Cruyff
Patty Duke Patty Duke 1975.JPG
Patty Duke

April

Merle Haggard MerleHaggardJun09.jpg
Merle Haggard
Prince Prince at Coachella (cropped).jpg
Prince

May

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Nick Lashaway
Marco Pannella Marco Pannella crop.jpg
Marco Pannella
Loris Francesco Capovilla Capovilla.cardinal2014.jpg
Loris Francesco Capovilla
Mohamed Abdelaziz Mohamed Abdelaziz 2006-6-4.jpg
Mohamed Abdelaziz

June

Muhammad Ali Muhammad Ali NYWTS.jpg
Muhammad Ali
Gordie Howe Gordie Howe Chex card.jpg
Gordie Howe
Anton Yelchin Anton Yelchin 2011.jpg
Anton Yelchin

July

Elie Wiesel Elie Wiesel 2012 Shankbone.JPG
Elie Wiesel
Zygmunt Zimowski Zygmunt Zimowski.jpg
Zygmunt Zimowski
Ursula Franklin Ursula Franklin at book launch crop.jpg
Ursula Franklin
Piet de Jong Piet de Jong 2011 (1).jpg
Piet de Jong
Fazil Iskander Fazil Iskander in 2010.jpg
Fazil Iskander

August

Queen Anne of Romania ReginaAnaARomaniei.jpg
Queen Anne of Romania
Francoise Mallet-Joris Francoise Mallet-Joris.jpg
Françoise Mallet-Joris
Mohammad Ali Samatar Mohamed Ali Samatar.png
Mohammad Ali Samatar
Walter Scheel Bundesarchiv Bild 146-1989-047-20, Walter Scheel.jpg
Walter Scheel
Juan Gabriel Juan Gabriel --- Pepsi Center --- 09.26.14 (cropped).jpg
Juan Gabriel
Gene Wilder Gene Wilder 1970.JPG
Gene Wilder

September

Phyllis Schlafly Phyllis Schlafly by Gage Skidmore.jpg
Phyllis Schlafly
Carlo Azeglio Ciampi Ciampi ritratto.jpg
Carlo Azeglio Ciampi
C. Martin Croker C. Martin Croker.jpg
C. Martin Croker
Shimon Peres Shimon Peres by David Shankbone.jpg
Shimon Peres
Miriam Defensor Santiago Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago (cropped).jpg
Miriam Defensor Santiago

October

Michal Kovac Michal Kovac.jpg
Michal Kováč
Andrzej Wajda Andrzej Wajda OFF Plus Camera 2012 (cropped).jpg
Andrzej Wajda
Bhumibol Adulyadej Bhumibol adulyadej.jpg
Bhumibol Adulyadej

November

Leonard Cohen Leonard Cohen concert of the 2008 tour.jpg
Leonard Cohen
Sixto Duran Ballen Programa Radial Testimonio Politico en la Radio de la Asamblea Nacional invitado el Arq. Sixto Duran Ballen ex Presidente de la Republica del Ecuador (5985373958).jpg
Sixto Durán Ballén
Konstantinos Stephanopoulos Konstantinos Stefanopoulos 2000.jpg
Konstantinos Stephanopoulos
Fidel Castro Fidel Castro - MATS Terminal Washington 1959.jpg
Fidel Castro
Luis Alberto Monge Luis Alberto Monge (1984).jpg
Luis Alberto Monge

December

John Glenn John Glenn Low Res.jpg
John Glenn
Thomas Schelling Thomas Schelling.jpg
Thomas Schelling
Zsa Zsa Gabor Zsa Zsa Gabor - 1959.jpg
Zsa Zsa Gabor
Andrei Karlov Andrey Karlov 2016.jpg
Andrei Karlov
George Michael George Michael.jpeg
George Michael
Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds, 2015.jpg
Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds

Nobel Prizes

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Nobel medal

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1925 (MCMXXV) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1925th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 925th year of the 2nd millennium, the 25th year of the 20th century, and the 6th year of the 1920s decade.

2002 (MMII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2002nd year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 2nd year of the 3rd millennium, the 2nd year of the 21st century, and the 3rd year of the 2000s decade.

2008 (MMVIII) was a leap year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2008th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 8th year of the 3rd millennium, the 8th year of the 21st century, and the 9th year of the 2000s decade.

2009 (MMIX) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2009th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 9th year of the 3rd millennium, the 9th year of the 21st century, and the 10th and last year of the 2000s decade.

2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2005th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 5th year of the 3rd millennium, the 5th year of the 21st century, and the 6th year of the 2000s decade.

2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2006th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 6th year of the 3rd millennium, the 6th year of the 21st century, and the 7th year of the 2000s decade.

2007 (MMVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2007th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 7th year of the 3rd millennium, the 7th year of the 21st century, and the 8th year of the 2000s decade.

2011 (MMXI) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2011th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 11th year of the 3rd millennium, the 11th year of the 21st century, and the 2nd year of the 2010s decade.

2010 (MMX) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2010th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 10th year of the 3rd millennium, the 10th year of the 21st century, and the 1st year of the 2010s decade.

2013 (MMXIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2013th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 13th year of the 3rd millennium, the 13th year of the 21st century, and the 4th year of the 2010s decade.

2012 (MMXII) was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2012th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 12th year of the 3rd millennium, the 12th year of the 21st century, and the 3rd year of the 2010s decade.

2014 (MMXIV) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2014th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 14th year of the 3rd millennium, the 14th year of the 21st century, and the 5th year of the 2010s decade.

2015 (MMXV) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2015th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 15th year of the 3rd millennium, the 15th year of the 21st century, and the 6th year of the 2010s decade.

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2018 (MMXVIII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2018th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 18th year of the 3rd millennium, the 18th year of the 21st century, and the 9th year of the 2010s decade.

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    Events

    January

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  4. "Iran nuclear deal: 'New chapter' for Tehran as sanctions end". BBC. January 17, 2016. Archived from the original on January 17, 2016. Retrieved January 17, 2016.
  5. "Shih Ming-te fails to meet threshold, ends candidacy". taipeitimes.com.
  6. Botelho, Greg (January 28, 2016). "'Zika virus spreading explosively'". CNN. Archived from the original on January 28, 2016. Retrieved January 28, 2016.
  7. "North Korea fires long-range rocket despite warnings". BBC News. February 7, 2016. Archived from the original on February 10, 2016. Retrieved February 12, 2016.
  8. "Unity call as Pope Francis holds historic talks with Russian Orthodox Patriarch". BBC. February 13, 2016. Archived from the original on February 12, 2016. Retrieved February 14, 2016.
  9. "ESA - Robotic Exploration of Mars: ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter (TGO)" . Retrieved February 15, 2015.
  10. Bowcott, Owen (March 21, 2016). "Congo politician guilty in first ICC trial to focus on rape as a war crime". The Guardian. ISSN   0261-3077. Archived from the original on March 25, 2016. Retrieved March 26, 2016.
  11. News, A. B. C. (March 22, 2016). "The Last Time an American President Visited Cuba". ABC News. Archived from the original on July 3, 2017. Retrieved June 24, 2017.
  12. "Radovan Karadzic jailed for Bosnia war Srebrenica genocide". BBC News. March 24, 2016. Archived from the original on March 24, 2016. Retrieved March 24, 2016.
  13. "Nagorno-Karabakh Conflict Situation Report No. 1 (as of 03 Apr 2016)". ReliefWeb. April 3, 2016. Archived from the original on April 4, 2016. Retrieved April 4, 2016.
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  15. "EgyptAir flight MS804 from Paris to Cairo crashed - Hollande". BBC News. May 19, 2016. Archived from the original on May 19, 2016. Retrieved May 19, 2016.
  16. "Taiwan gets first female President as DPP sweeps election". Channel NewsAsia. Retrieved January 16, 2016.
  17. Maclean, Ruth (May 30, 2016). "Chad's Hissène Habré found guilty of crimes against humanity". The Guardian. ISSN   0261-3077. Archived from the original on May 31, 2016. Retrieved May 31, 2016.
  18. "Gotthard tunnel: World's longest and deepest rail tunnel opens in Switzerland". BBC News. June 1, 2016. Archived from the original on June 1, 2016. Retrieved June 1, 2016.
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  21. Erlanger, Steven (June 23, 2016). "Britain Votes to Leave the European Union". The New York Times. ISSN   0362-4331. Archived from the original on June 24, 2016. Retrieved June 24, 2016.
  22. "Istanbul Ataturk airport attack: 41 dead and more than 230 hurt". BBC News. June 29, 2016. Archived from the original on May 18, 2017. Retrieved May 1, 2017.
  23. "Latvia's accession to the OECD". OECD. July 1, 2016. Archived from the original on July 21, 2016. Retrieved July 22, 2016.
  24. "Election 2016: LNP retains Capricornia, gives Coalition 76-seat majority government". ABC News . Australia. July 11, 2016.
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  27. Swatman, Rachel (August 10, 2016). "Pokémon Go catches five new world records". Archived from the original on August 18, 2016. Retrieved January 19, 2018.
  28. Phillips, Tom; Holmes, Oliver; Bowcott, Owen (July 12, 2016). "Beijing rejects tribunal's ruling in South China Sea case". The Guardian . ISSN   0261-3077. Archived from the original on July 12, 2016. Retrieved July 13, 2016.
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  33. "Solar Impulse completes historic round-the-world trip". BBC News. July 26, 2016. Archived from the original on July 26, 2016. Retrieved July 26, 2016.
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  44. "The Maldives decides to leave the Commonwealth; commits to continue with its international engagement". Maldivian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. October 13, 2016. Archived from the original on October 14, 2016.
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  46. "Cubs End 108-Year Wait for World Series Title, After a Little More Torment". The New York Times. November 3, 2016. Archived from the original on October 7, 2017. Retrieved October 24, 2017.
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  51. "Israeli settlements: UN Security Council calls for an end". BBC News. December 23, 2016. Archived from the original on December 26, 2016. Retrieved December 27, 2016.
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