2040 facts for kids

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Millennium: 3rd millennium
Centuries: 20th century21st century22nd century
Decades: 2010s  2020s  2030s  – 2040s –  2050s  2060s  2070s
Years: 2037 2038 2039 – 20402041 2042 2043

2040 (MMXL) will be a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar.

Predicted events

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Unknown Dates

  • Climatologists predict that sometime in 2040 the Arctic Ocean will be free of ice, at least during the autumn. (News reports, December 2006).

Fictional events

  • The anime series Macross Plus and Bubblegum Crisis Tokyo 2040 are both set in this year.
  • In the universe of Star Trek: The Next Generation, the television becomes obsolete.
  • A collection of Doctor Who short stories, Short Trips, is also set in that year.

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