2022 (MMXXII) is a low year in the Gregorian calendar.
February 28 is the last day when it will be possible to return the Portuguese Escudo notes of the latest issue to the Central Bank of Portugal in exchange for the euro.
FIFA World Cup (November 21 - December 18, Qatar)
Release of the feature film Avatar 2
January 20 - The UN General Assembly endorses a resolution by Germany and Israel that rejects and unequivocally condemns any denial of the Holocaust as a historic event.
Accidents and catastrophes
January 7 - In the Galapagos Islands, the eruption of Wolf volcano began, which did not wake up for 7 years.
In the Kingdom of Tonga in the South Pacific there was a strong volcanic eruption.
A magnitude 4.4 earthquake was recorded in Romania, and earthquakes were felt in the Odessa region.
Science and Technology
January 13 - American company SpaceX, owned by businessman Ilona Mask, launches into space the Ukrainian satellite "Sich-2-30".
January 17 - Shiyan-13 experimental satellite launched into orbit in China
Astronomical events of the year
April 30 - A partial solar eclipse is visible in southern South America and the Antarctic Peninsula.
May 15-16 is a total lunar eclipse seen in South America, Antarctica, and southeastern North America.
October 25 is a partial solar eclipse that can be observed in Europe.
November 7-8 - a total lunar eclipse, which is visible in the Asia-Pacific region.
Launch of the world's first VRMMO game Sword Art Online