2016
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2016

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.

2016 by topic:
Arts
Architecture - Comics - Film - Home video - Literature (Poetry) - Music (Country, Rock, Metal, UK) - Radio - Photo - Television - Video gaming
Politics and government
Elections - International leaders - Sovereign states
Sovereign state leaders - Territorial governors
Science and technology
Archaeology - Aviation - Birding/Ornithology - Palaeontology - Rail transport - Spaceflight
Sports
Badminton - Baseball - Basketball - Volleyball
By place
Afghanistan - Albania - Algeria - Angola - Antarctica - Argentina - Armenia - Australia - Austria - Azerbaijan - Bangladesh - The Bahamas - Barbados - Belgium - Benin - Bhutan - Bosnia and Herzegovina - Brazil - Bulgaria - Burkina Faso - Burundi - Cambodia - Cameroon - Canada - Cape Verde - Central African Republic - Chad - Chile - China - Colombia - Costa Rica - Croatia - Cuba - Cyprus - Czechia - Denmark - Ecuador - Egypt - El Salvador - Estonia - Ethiopia - European Union - Finland - France - Gabon - Georgia - Germany - Ghana - Greece - Guatemala - Guyana - Hong Kong - Hungary - Iceland - India - Indonesia - Iraq - Iran - Ireland - Israel - Italy - Ivory Coast - Japan - Kazakhstan - Kenya - Kosovo - Kuwait - Kyrgyzstan - Laos - Latvia - Lebanon - Libya - Lithuania - Luxembourg - Macau - Madagascar - Malawi - Malaysia - Mali - Mexico - Moldova - Montenegro - Morocco - Mozambique - Myanmar - Nepal - Netherlands - New Zealand - Niger - Nigeria - North Korea - Norway - Oman - Pakistan - Palestine - Peru - Philippines - Poland - Portugal - Romania - Russia - Rwanda - Saudi Arabia - Senegal - Serbia - Singapore - Slovakia - Slovenia - Somalia - South Africa - South Korea - South Sudan - Spain - Sri Lanka - Sudan - Sweden - Switzerland - Syria - Taiwan - Tanzania - Thailand - Tunisia - Turkey - Uganda - Ukraine - United Arab Emirates - United Kingdom - United States - Uruguay - Uzbekistan - Venezuela - Vietnam - Yemen - Zambia - Zimbabwe
Other topics
Religious leaders
Birth and death categories
Births - Deaths
Establishments and disestablishments categories
Establishments - Disestablishments
Works and introductions categories
Works - Introductions
Works entering the public domain
2016 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar2016
MMXVI
Ab urbe condita2769
Armenian calendar1465
?
Assyrian calendar6766
Bahá'í calendar172-173
Balinese saka calendar1937-1938
Bengali calendar1423
Berber calendar2966
British Regnal year64 Eliz. 2 - 65 Eliz. 2
Buddhist calendar2560
Burmese calendar1378
Byzantine calendar7524-7525
Chinese calendar? (Wood Goat)
4712 or 4652
    -- to --
(Fire Monkey)
4713 or 4653
Coptic calendar1732-1733
Discordian calendar3182
Ethiopian calendar2008-2009
Hebrew calendar5776-5777
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat2072-2073
 - Shaka Samvat1937-1938
 - Kali Yuga5116-5117
Holocene calendar12016
Igbo calendar1016-1017
Iranian calendar1394-1395
Islamic calendar1437-1438
Japanese calendarHeisei 28
(28?)
Javanese calendar1949-1950
Juche calendar105
Julian calendarGregorian minus 13 days
Korean calendar4349
Minguo calendarROC 105
105?
Nanakshahi calendar548
Thai solar calendar2559
Tibetan calendar?
(female Wood-Goat)
2142 or 1761 or 989
    -- to --
?
(male Fire-Monkey)
2143 or 1762 or 990
Unix time1451606400 - 1483228799

2016 was designated as:


Events

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October

November

December

Births

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January

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March

April

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December

Nobel Prizes

Nobel medal

New English words

See also

References

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