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The first day of 2015 (MMXV) fell on Thursday according to the Gregorian calendar. Our time is 2015, the 3rd millennium and the 15th century, the 6th year of 2010.
1st of January.
The earth shakes four times in Iliny, Nógrád county.
Lithuania adopts the euro.
NATO's mission in Afghanistan since 2001 is over, and ISAF will be replaced by the Afghan National Army. (3485 NATO soldiers have died in the occupation. The Taliban have not been defeated and the stability of the Afghan state is weak.)
January 10 - The national temperature record in Hungary is broken when 19.7 degrees are measured in Fertőrákos. In Budapest, the capital record is also broken, where 16.7 degrees are measured.
January 11 - Second round of the Croatian presidential election. (Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović, candidate for the center-right Croatian Democratic Community (HDZ), wins the presidential election, making her the country's first female president.)
14 January - Italian President Giorgio Napolitano resigns due to his advanced age. (With his departure, Pietro Grasso, President of the Italian Senate, will temporarily act as Head of State.)
January 19 - The 2015 International Year of Light series, announced by the United Nations and UNESCO, officially kicks off with the opening ceremony in Paris.
January 20 - A new type of concert piano, the "Hungarian Miracle Piano", developed by Gergely Bogányi, a Kossuth Prize-winning pianist, was presented at the Budapest Music Center.
January 21 - The 45th World Economic Forum kicks off in Davos, Switzerland, focusing on the world economic situation, the Paris bombings, the crimes of the extremist Islamist organization Boko Haram in Nigeria, and the war in eastern Ukraine.
January 22 - Minister of Defense Csaba Hende and Serbian Minister of Defense Bratislav Gašić discuss the possibilities of co-operation between the Hungarian and Serbian Ministries of Defense and current security policy issues in Belgrade.
The protest begins in Pristina after Minister Aleksandar Jablanovic said he was unaware of the executions carried out during the 1999 NATO bombings by an organization called Guardians of the Bridges during the bombings in northern Kosovo.
Russian-friendly insurgents carry out assassinations in Mariupol and attack the city with missiles.
The Daraa offensive begins.
January 25 - Early parliamentary elections in Greece, in which the radical left in Syria takes first place.
January 30-31 - A G1 level geomagnetic storm reaches Earth. (In Alaska and the countryside north of similar latitudes, northern lights become observable.)
January 31 - Sergio Mattarella, Democratic candidate, is elected President of Italy.
February 2 - German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrives in Budapest for an official visit, where she will meet with Prime Minister Viktor Orbán and President János Áder, among others. (Merkel met with leaders of German companies, representatives of Jewish organizations, and Hungarian university students, and received the honorary doctorate of the University of Szeged.)
February 3 - Sergio Mattarella takes the oath of office in Rome. (The 74 - year - old Sicilian constitutional judge is serving seven years