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Millennium: 3rd millennium

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.

2017 by topic:
ArchitectureComicsFilmHome videoLiterature (Poetry) – Music (Country, Metal, UK) – RadioTelevisionVideo gaming
ElectionsInt'l leadersState leadersSovereign states
Science and technology
ArchaeologyAviationBirding/OrnithologyMeteorologyPalaeontologyRail transportSpaceflight
Association football (soccer)Athletics (track and field)BaseballBasketballBoxingCricketGolfHorse racingIce hockeyMotorsportRoad cyclingRugby leagueRugby unionTennis
By place
AfghanistanAlgeriaAntarcticaArgentinaArmeniaAustraliaAustriaAzerbaijanBangladeshBelgiumBrazilCanadaChileChinaCosta RicaCroatiaCubaDenmarkEl SalvadorEgyptEstoniaEthiopiaEuropean UnionFinlandFranceGeorgiaGermanyGhanaGreeceHungaryIcelandIndiaIndonesiaIraqIranIrelandIsraelItalyJapanKenyaLatviaLithuaniaLuxembourgMalaysiaMexicoMoldovaNetherlandsNew ZealandNorwayPakistanPalestinian territoriesPhilippinesPolandRomaniaRussiaRwandaSerbiaSingaporeSouth AfricaSouth KoreaSpainSri LankaSwedenTaiwanThailandTurkeyUnited Arab EmiratesUnited KingdomUnited StatesVietnam
Other topics
AwardsLawReligious leaders
Birth and death categories
Establishments and disestablishments categories
Works and introductions categories
Works entering the public domain
2017 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar 2017
Ab urbe condita 2770
Armenian calendar 1466
Assyrian calendar 6767
Bahá'í calendar 173–174
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
Javanese calendar 1950–1951
Juche calendar 106
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 13 days
Korean calendar 4350
Minguo calendar ROC 106
Nanakshahi calendar 549
Thai solar calendar 2560
Unix time 1483228800 – 1514764799

2017 has been designated as:



Predicted and scheduled events


Main article: Deaths in 2017
Further information: Category:2017 deaths


See also


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  2. ^ "Future energy – solutions for tackling mankind's greatest challenge". BIE. 
  3. ^ "Cassini Solstice Mission: Cassini Mission Timeline". Jet Propulsion Laboratory. NASA. Retrieved September 5, 2015. 
  4. ^ "Next Wave of Exoplanet Searches Could Spot Alien Vegetation". Inverse. Retrieved 2016-10-16. 
  5. ^ "ESA's CHEOPS satellite to hunt transits of suspected exoplanets". Retrieved 2016-10-16. 
  6. ^ "Romania, EU launch works on world's most powerful laser". Straits Times. June 15, 2013. Retrieved June 16, 2013. 
  7. ^ "US to strengthen missile defence in response to North Korea 'provocations'". The Guardian. March 15, 2013. Retrieved March 16, 2013. 
  8. ^ "Scientists building synthetic yeast". BBC. July 11, 2013. Retrieved July 11, 2013. 
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