July 6, 2022

The year 2022 is the current year. It is a common year which begins on a Saturday. It is the 2022nd year of our era, the 22nd year of the 3rd millennium and the 21st century and the 3rd year of the decade 2020-2029.

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The year 2022 of the Gregorian calendar corresponds to the following dates: Chinese Calendar: 4719 / 4720 (Chinese New Year 4720 of the Year of the Water Tiger occurs on February 1, 2022) Hebrew Calendar: 5782 / 5783 (1st Tishri 5783 is September 26, 2022) Indian calendar: 1943 / 1944 (the 1st chaitra 1944 takes place on March 22, 2022) Muslim calendar: 1443 / 1444 (the 1st muharram 1444 takes place on July 30, 2022) Persian calendar: 1400 / 1401 (the 1st farvardin 1401 takes place on March 21, 2022) Republican calendar: 230 / 231 (the 1st vendémiaire 231 takes place on September 23, 2022) Julian days: 2,459,580.5 to 2,459,945.5,


International Year of Artisanal Fisheries and Aquaculture. International Year of Glass. International Year of Basic Sciences for Sustainable Development. International Year for Sustainable Development in Mountain Regions.


Astronomical Events

Passage of comet 73P/Schwassmann-Wachmann. The American probe Mariner 9, launched in 1971, should dive into the atmosphere of Mars.


January 1: entry into force of the Comprehensive Regional Economic Partnership in Asia-Pacific. From January 2: major demonstrations occur in Kazakhstan. January 24: Presidential election in Italy.


February 4-20: Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics. February 24: Beginning of Russia's 2022 invasion of Ukraine, part of the Russo-Ukrainian War.


March 4-13: Beijing 2022 Paralympic Winter Games. March 9: South Korean presidential election March 12: Turkmen presidential election March 31: closing of the Universal Exhibition in Dubai (United Arab Emirates). Chuuk independence referendum.


10 April: French presidential election (1st round). 24 April: French presidential election (2nd round). Invention of the SQuRo robot in the People's Republic of China.


May 9: Philippine presidential election. May 29: Colombian presidential election (1st round).


June 19: Colombian presidential election (2nd round).





October 3: 2022 Quebec general election.


November 6: Start of the 12th edition of the Route du Rhum. November 21 to December 18: the 22nd edition of the FIFA World Cup will take place in Qatar.


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First regional elections in Tunisia.

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International Honors

Nobel Prize

The Nobel Prize laureates in 2022 are:

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Foundations in 2022

Births in 2022

Death in 2022

2022 in fiction

The anticipation film Soleil vert takes place in 2022. Michel Houellebecq's novel Soumission (2015) takes place in 2022. The horror film American Nightmare takes place on the night of March 21-22, 2022. The Japanese light novel series Sword Art Online is set in 2022. In the fictional universe of Cowboy Bebop, an accident destroys the Moon in 2022, devastating Earth and resulting in human colonization of other planets in the solar system. The Cyberball video game is set in the year 2022. The video game Innocent Life: A Futuristic Harvest Moon is set in the year 2022. In the 3rd James Bond film, Goldfinger, set in 1964, Auric Goldfinger wishes to irradiate American gold for 58 years. The latter would therefore, in theory, only be reusable in 2022. In the