Centuries: 20th century - 21st century - 22nd century
This is a common year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar)
- February 26 through March 5 - Special Olympics World Winter Games scheduled for Nagano, Japan.
- April 8 - Hybrid solar eclipse (south Pacific ocean)
- October 3 - Annular solar eclipse (North Portugal, Spain, east Africa)
- [date to be announced] - Charlotte Bobcats scheduled to begin play in the Uptown Arena.