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Millennium: 3rd millennium
Centuries: 20th century21st century22nd century
Decades: 2010s  2020s  2030s  – 2040s –  2050s  2060s  2070s
Years: 2041 2042 204320442045 2046 2047
2044 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar 2044
Ab urbe condita 2797
Armenian calendar 1493
Assyrian calendar 6794
Bahá'í calendar 200–201
Balinese saka calendar 1965–1966
Bengali calendar 1451
Berber calendar 2994
British Regnal year N/A
Buddhist calendar 2588
Burmese calendar 1406
Byzantine calendar 7552–7553
Chinese calendar 癸亥年 (Water Pig)
4740 or 4680
    — to —
甲子年 (Wood Rat)
4741 or 4681
Coptic calendar 1760–1761
Discordian calendar 3210
Ethiopian calendar 2036–2037
Hebrew calendar 5804–5805
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 2100–2101
 - Shaka Samvat 1965–1966
 - Kali Yuga 5144–5145
Holocene calendar 12044
Igbo calendar 1044–1045
Iranian calendar 1422–1423
Islamic calendar 1466–1467
Japanese calendar Reiwa 26
Javanese calendar 1977–1979
Juche calendar 133
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 13 days
Korean calendar 4377
Minguo calendar ROC 133
Nanakshahi calendar 576
Thai solar calendar 2587
Tibetan calendar 阴水猪年
(female Water-Pig)
2170 or 1789 or 1017
    — to —
(male Wood-Rat)
2171 or 1790 or 1018
Unix time 2335219200 – 2366841599

2044 (MMXLIV) will be a leap year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2044th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 44th year of the 3rd millennium, the 44th year of the 21st century, and the 5th year of the 2040s decade.

Predicted and scheduled events

  • 2044 Summer Olympics will be held.
  • May – A METI message Cosmic Call 2 sent from the 70-meter Eupatoria Planetary Radar arrives at its destination, 55 Cancri star.
  • May 18Near-Earth object 2002 QF15 will make a close approach to Earth.
  • May 19 – The Kennedy Library may release to the public a 500-page transcript of an oral history about John F. Kennedy given by Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis (if her last child has died).
  • June 6 – The time capsule at the Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial will be opened.
  • August 23 – Total solar eclipse from Montana to North Dakota.
  • September – A METI message Cosmic Call 2 sent from the 70-meter Eupatoria Planetary Radar arrives at its destination, HD 10307 star.
  • October 1 – Occultation of Regulus by Venus. The last was on July 7, 1959. The next occultation of Regulus by Venus will occur on October 21, 3187, although some sources claim it will occur on October 6, 2271.

In fiction

  • A devastating nuclear war destroys most of the Northern Hemisphere in John Wyndham's The Outward Urge.
  • The Robotech Expeditionary Force will defeat the Invid at Reflex Point, marking the end of the Third Robotech War (Robotech animation series).
  • The events of "A.D. 2044," a 1998 point-and-click adventure game for Windows written by L.K. Avalon and published by Flair Software, take place.
  • The events of the Polish film Sexmission take place.
  • The events of the Game Boy video game Alien Olympics 2044 AD take place.
  • David Fisher, a character from HBO's Six Feet Under dies.
  • The events of the American film Zenith take place.
  • The Moment of Silence, an investigative thriller adventure game developed in 2004 by German video game developer House of Tales. The game is set in the year 2044 in downtown New York City.
  • The Architects of History is a Big Finish Productions audio drama based on the long-running British science fiction television series Doctor Who. In 2044, The Selachians attack Earth’s Moonbase and the Galactic Reich is threatened.
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