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Timeline Of The Near Future

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1. The One country - two systems model between China and Hong Kong will terminate in this year.






2. Transit of Venus.






3. Mercury occults Neptune.






4. The Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf (comprising Saudi Arabia - Oman - United Arab Emirates - Bahrain - Kuwait and Qatar) hope to establish monetary union in this year. FIFA Confederations Cup to be held in Brazil. 34th America's C






5. Long-duration lunar eclipse of approximately 106.1 minutes.






6. Transit of Mercury.






7. Beginning of the 16th century according to the Islamic calendar.






8. The maximum calendar year limit within the Microsoft Windows XP - Windows Vista and Windows 7 operating systems.






9. Solar eclipse of 7 min 26 s - saros 139.






10. Halley's Comet returns to the inner Solar System






11. The Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf (comprising Saudi Arabia - Oman - United Arab Emirates - Bahrain - Kuwait and Qatar) hope to establish monetary union in this year. FIFA Confederations Cup to be held in Brazil. 34th America's C






12. Triple conjunction Mars






13. Transit of Venus on June 11.






14. Solar eclipse of 7 min 26 s - saros 139.






15. 2019 Rugby World Cup to be held in Japan. 2019 Cricket World Cup to be held in England.






16. Sedna overtakes Eris as the farthest known spheroid orbiting the Sun.






17. March 17






18. Triple conjunction Mars






19. Grand Trine of Uranus - Neptune - and Pluto. This last occurred in 1769 and 1770.






20. Triple conjunction Mars






21. August will be the first time Pluto reaches aphelion since its discovery.






22. On December 2 at 12-32 UTC Mars will occult Jupiter.






23. Triple conjunction of Mars and Saturn.






24. Transit of Venus on June 11.






25. The Chernobyl exclusion zone becomes habitable.






26. Triple conjunction of Jupiter and Saturn.






27. Transit of Mercury and an occultation of Jupiter by Venus.






28. At 16-08 UTC on July 29 - Mercury will occult Mars.






29. Two solar eclipses will occur in this year.






30. 2016 Summer Olympics to be held in Rio de Janeiro.






31. 52 UTC - Venus will occult Saturn.






32. Solar eclipse of 7 min 14 s - Solar Saros 139. Exceeding 7 minutes of totality - this will be the first time this has happened in 177 years; the last one occurred on June 30 - 1973. when the Concorde prototype followed the totality spot during 73 min






33. Lease held by the Pitjantjatjara people on Uluru to Australian government set to expire.






34. Cosmic Call 1 will reach its destination - the star Gliese 777.






35. Transit of Venus on June 9.






36. The Green Wall of China is expected to be completed.






37. Last year which can be represented using the File Allocation Table date format.






38. 7th millennium begins in the Hebrew calendar.






39. Lease held by the Pitjantjatjara people on Uluru to Australian government set to expire.






40. On March 14 (which will be February 29 in the Julian calendar) - the difference between the Julian calendar and the Gregorian calendar reaches 14 days. Since 14 is divisible by 7 - this will be the first time in history since its inception that the G






41. 'First Plutonian anniversary' of the dwarf planet's discovery - given that Pluto's orbit is just under 248 Earth years.






42. December 10






43. Return of Halley's Comet.






44. The maximum calendar year limit within the Microsoft Windows XP - Windows Vista and Windows 7 operating systems.






45. The One country - two systems model between China and Hong Kong will terminate in this year.






46. Winter Olympics held in Sochi - Russia. 2014 FIFA World Cup held in Brazil. Expected time of completion for the World Trade Center site. The fifth report of the UN'sInternational Panel on Climate Change to be given.






47. Beginning of the 16th century according to the Islamic calendar.






48. Halley's Comet returns to the inner Solar System






49. Grand Trine of Uranus - Neptune - and Pluto. This last occurred in 1769 and 1770.






50. The Green Wall of China is expected to be completed.