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2017 (MMXVII) is the current year, and is a common year starting on Sunday (dominical letter A) of the Gregorian calendar, the 2017th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 17th year of the 3rd millennium, the 17th year of the 21st century, and the 8th year of the 2010s decade.

Millennium: 3rd millennium
Centuries:
Decades:
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2017 by topic:
Arts
ArchitectureComicsFilmHome videoLiterature (Poetry) – Music (Country, Metal, UK) – RadioTelevisionVideo gaming
Politics
ElectionsInt'l leadersSovereign states
Sovereign state leadersTerritorial governors
Science and technology
ArchaeologyAviationBirding/OrnithologyMeteorologyPalaeontologyRail transportSpaceflight
Sports
Association football (soccer)Athletics (track and field)BadmintonBaseballBasketballBoxingCricketGolfHorse racingIce hockeyMotorsportRoad cyclingRugby leagueRugby unionTable tennisTennisVolleyball
By place
AfghanistanAlgeriaAntarcticaArgentinaArmeniaAustraliaAustriaAzerbaijanBangladeshBelgiumBrazilCanadaChileChinaCosta RicaCroatiaCubaDenmarkEl SalvadorEgyptEstoniaEthiopiaEuropean UnionFinlandFranceGeorgiaGermanyGhanaGreeceHungaryIcelandIndiaIndonesiaIraqIranIrelandIsraelItalyJapanKenyaLatviaLithuaniaLuxembourgMalaysiaMexicoMoldovaNetherlandsNew ZealandNorwayPakistanPalestinian territoriesPhilippinesPolandRomaniaRussiaRwandaSerbiaSingaporeSouth AfricaSouth KoreaSpainSri LankaSwedenTaiwanThailandTurkeyUnited Arab EmiratesUnited KingdomUnited StatesVenezuelaVietnamYemen
Other topics
AwardsLawReligious leaders
Birth and death categories
BirthsDeaths
Establishments and disestablishments categories
EstablishmentsDisestablishments
Works and introductions categories
WorksIntroductions
Works entering the public domain
2017 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar 2017
MMXVII
Ab urbe condita 2770
Armenian calendar 1466
ԹՎ ՌՆԿԶ
Assyrian calendar 6767
Bahá'í calendar 173–174
Balinese saka calendar 1938–1939
Bengali calendar 1424
Berber calendar 2967
British Regnal year 65 Eliz. 2 – 66 Eliz. 2
Buddhist calendar 2561
Burmese calendar 1379
Byzantine calendar 7525–7526
Chinese calendar 丙申(Fire Monkey)
4713 or 4653
    — to —
丁酉年 (Fire Rooster)
4714 or 4654
Coptic calendar 1733–1734
Discordian calendar 3183
Ethiopian calendar 2009–2010
Hebrew calendar 5777–5778
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 2073–2074
 - Shaka Samvat 1938–1939
 - Kali Yuga 5117–5118
Holocene calendar 12017
Igbo calendar 1017–1018
Iranian calendar 1395–1396
Islamic calendar 1438–1439
Japanese calendar Heisei 29
(平成29年)
Javanese calendar 1950–1951
Juche calendar 106
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 13 days
Korean calendar 4350
Minguo calendar ROC 106
民國106年
Nanakshahi calendar 549
Thai solar calendar 2560
Tibetan calendar 阳火猴年
(male Fire-Monkey)
2143 or 1762 or 990
    — to —
阴火鸡年
(female Fire-Rooster)
2144 or 1763 or 991
Unix time 1483228800 – 1514764799

2017 has been designated as the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development by the United Nations General Assembly.[1]

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JanuaryEdit

  • January 21 – Millions of people worldwide join the Women's March in response to the inauguration of Donald Trump. 420 marches were reported in the U.S. and 168 in other countries, becoming the largest single-day protest in American history and the largest worldwide protest in recent history.[2]

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Predicted and scheduled eventsEdit

DeathsEdit

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See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "United Nations Observances: International Years". United Nations. Retrieved 7 Feb 2016. 
  2. ^ Easley, Jason (2017-01-21). "Women's March Is The Biggest Protest In US History As An Estimated 2.9 Million March". Politicus USA. Retrieved 2017-01-22. 
  3. ^ "North Korea conducts ballistic missile test". BBC News. 12 February 2017. Retrieved 12 February 2017. 
  4. ^ "UN: World facing greatest humanitarian crisis since 1945". BBC News. 11 March 2017. Retrieved 11 March 2017. 
  5. ^ "Syria war: US launches missile strikes in response to chemical 'attack'". BBC News. 7 April 2017. Retrieved 7 April 2017. 
  6. ^ "Ransomware strike gives glimpse of 'cyber-apocalypse'". Sky News. 13 May 2017. Retrieved 13 May 2017. 
  7. ^ "Ransomware: Cyber-attack threat escalating - Europol". BBC News. 14 May 2017. Retrieved 14 May 2017. 
  8. ^ "Future energy – solutions for tackling mankind’s greatest challenge". BIE. 
  9. ^ "North Korea missile test: Russia and China urge freeze in launches". BBC News. 4 July 2017. Retrieved 4 July 2017. 
  10. ^ "North Korea tests missile it claims can reach 'anywhere in the world'". CNN. 4 July 2017. Retrieved 4 July 2017. 
  11. ^ United Nations, ed. (2017-07-07). "Voting record of the UN draft treaty on the prohibition of nuclear weapons" (PDF). Retrieved 2017-07-08. 
  12. ^ "Cassini Solstice Mission: Cassini Mission Timeline". Jet Propulsion Laboratory. NASA. Retrieved September 5, 2015. 
  13. ^ Nowakowski, Tomasz (2015-03-18). "ESA's CHEOPS satellite to hunt transits of suspected exoplanets". Retrieved 2016-10-16. 
  14. ^ "Romania, EU launch works on world's most powerful laser". Straits Times. June 15, 2013. Retrieved June 16, 2013. 
  15. ^ McGreal, Chris (2013-03-15). "US to reinforce missile defences to counter North Korea 'provocations'". The Guardian. ISSN 0261-3077. Retrieved 2013-03-16. 
  16. ^ "Scientists building synthetic yeast". BBC. 2013-07-11. Retrieved 2013-07-11.