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Millennium: 3rd millennium

The 2090s (pronounced "twenty-nineties") is a decade of the Gregorian calendar that will begin on January 1, 2090 and will end on December 31, 2099.

Notable predictions and known events[edit]





  • Based on current trends, gender equality in the workplace will be achieved on a global basis.[6]


  • February 29 – First time since the introduction of the Gregorian calendar that Ash Wednesday falls on February 29.
  • 2096 will be the last leap year in the 21st century. The year 2100 will not be a leap year, as it is not divisible by 400 but ends in two zeros, and it is the first such year since 1900.
  • The dwarf planet 2015 RR245 is expected to make its closest approach to the Sun.[7]


  • According to one study, 83% of the Amazon rainforest may have been destroyed.[8]
  • The 100-year lease on toll Highway 407 in Ontario, Canada ends and full control of the electronic toll expressway returns to the Government of Ontario.

Fictional events[edit]


  1. ^ Gordon, Sherri Mabry (2010). Green and Clean Energy: What You Can Do. Enslow Publishers, Inc. p. 106. ISBN 9780766033481.
  2. ^ "Senate approves bill to extend 9/11 victims fund". Associated Press. Retrieved August 2, 2019.
  3. ^ Enoch, Nick (February 29, 2012). "World's oldest nuclear power station closes... but it will take 90 more years and £954m to clear it completely". Daily Mail. London. Retrieved February 29, 2012.
  4. ^ "The definitive guide to Denver International Airport's biggest conspiracy theories". The Denver Post. October 31, 2016. Retrieved May 8, 2018.
  5. ^ Grego, Peter (2007). Venus and Mercury, and How to Observe Them. Springer Science & Business Media. p. 227. ISBN 9780387742861.
  6. ^ "2095: The Year of Gender Equality in the Workplace, Maybe". World Economic Forum. October 28, 2014. Retrieved August 7, 2016.
  7. ^ "Astronomers discover new distant dwarf planet beyond Neptune". Science Daily. July 11, 2016. Retrieved July 12, 2016.
  8. ^ "No rainforest, no monsoon: get ready for a warmer world". NewScientist.