2022

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Millennium: 3rd millennium
Centuries: 20th century21st century22nd century
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2022 (MMXXII) is the current year. It is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2022nd year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 22nd year of the 3rd millennium, the 22nd year of the 21st century, and the 3rd year of the 2020s decade.

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On 2 January, Prime Minister of Sudan Abdalla Hamdok resigns because of deadly anti-military coup protests
On 5 January, mass protests begin in Kazakhstan causing the country's government to resign
On 8 January, a rockfall in Capitólio, Brazil kills ten people
On 15 January, an eruption of Hunga Tonga happens in Tonga, becoming the largest volcanic eruption of the 21st century

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  • The 2022 FIFA World Cup is expect to be host in Qatar (First country to host a game in Middle East).
  • According to NIWA, New Zealand is expected to have a below average month for the first time since January 2017.

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  1. "World's largest free trade deal is under way, but what is RCEP?". South China Morning Post. 2022-01-01. Retrieved 2022-01-01.
  2. "Several dead in stampede at religious shrine in Kashmir". Al Jazeera. 1 January 2022.
  3. "Cape Town: Major blaze rips through South Africa parliament building". January 2, 2022 – via www.bbc.com.
  4. "Sharp Energy Price Hike Triggers Protests In Kazakhstan". RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty. 2022-01-03. Retrieved 2022-01-04.
  5. Elassar, Alaa; Meilhan, Pierre (2022-01-02). "Sudan's Prime Minister resigns amid violent anti-coup protests that have left at least 57 people dead". CNN.
  6. "US reports global record of more than 1m daily Covid cases". The Guardian. January 4, 2022. Retrieved January 4, 2022.
  7. "At least 200 dead in bandit attacks in northwest Nigeria". Al Jazeera. Archived from the original on 9 January 2022. Retrieved 9 January 2022.
  8. "'No one can win a nuclear war': Superpowers release rare joint statement". The Sydney Morning Herald. 4 January 2022. Retrieved 4 January 2022.
  9. Romine, Taylor; Murphy, Paul P.; Hanna, Jason (January 5, 2022). "13 dead, including 7 children, in Philadelphia fire at house converted into apartments, officials say". CNN. Retrieved January 5, 2022.
  10. "Kazakhstan govt resigns amid mass protests over gas price hike". Kazakhstan govt resigns amid mass protests over gas price hike. Retrieved 2022-01-05.
  11. Taylor, Adam (7 January 2021). "Another post-Soviet 'ruler for life' faces upheaval, as enormous protests sweep Kazakhstan". The Washington Post. Retrieved 7 January 2021.
  12. Sidney Poitier, Oscar-winning actor and Hollywood's first Black movie star, dies at 94
  13. "Global Coronavirus Cases Top 300 Million". The New York Times. 7 January 2022. Retrieved 7 January 2022.
  14. "Calamity in Murree as 20 tourists freeze to death in cars". 8 January 2022.
  15. "At least seven dead after canyon wall collapses onto motorboats on lake in Brazil". The Independent. 2022-01-09. Retrieved 2022-01-09.
  16. "Horrific Bronx fire leaves at least 19 dead, dozens more critically injured". New York Post. 2022-01-09. Retrieved 2022-01-09.
  17. "University of Maryland School of Medicine Faculty Scientists and Clinicians Perform Historic First Successful Transplant of Porcine Heart into Adult Human with End-Stage Heart Disease". University of Maryland Medical Center. 10 January 2022. Retrieved 11 January 2022.
  18. "Man gets genetically-modified pig heart in world-first transplant". BBC News. 10 January 2022. Retrieved 11 January 2022.
  19. European Parliament President David Sassoli dies aged 65
  20. "EPP taps Roberta Metsola to run for Parliament presidency". POLITICO. 2021-11-24. Retrieved 2022-01-11.
  21. German court finds Syrian colonel guilty of crimes against humanity
  22. "Get away from shore - US and Japan warn on tsunami". BBC News. 15 January 2022. Retrieved 15 January 2022.
  23. Texas synagogue hostage taker a British citizen, FBI says, Reuters (January 16, 2022).
  24. Mit Bronze Geschichte geschrieben (in German)
  25. Dan Reeves, former NFL coach and player, dies at 77
  26. È morto Calisto Tanzi (in Italian)
  27. È morto Gianni Celati, nomade della letteratura (in Italian)
  28. Belgian astronomer Eric Elst, responsible for the discovery of 3,760 asteroids, dies
  29. EfB-legenden Jens Jørgen Hansen er død (in Danish)
  30. Message of Condolence from H.E Hon. Uhuru Kenyatta following the death of former Head of Public Service Dr Richard Leakey
  31. E' morto Mario Lanfranchi: multitalentuoso e giramondo regista che portò la lirica in tv (in Italian)
  32. Beatrice Mintz (1921–2022)
  33. Умер легендарный Виктор Санеев (in Russian)
  34. Rolf-Dieter Amend Verstoben (in German)
  35. Joan Copeland, Stage Actress and Sister of Arthur Miller, Dies at 99
  36. Чемпион СССР Анатолий Куксов ушел из жизни (in Russian)
  37. Fallece a los 96 años el cardenal emérito de Toledo Francisco Álvarez Martínez (in Spanish)
  38. LLM Volume 40, 2022
  39. Cyclisme : l'Isérois Anatole Novak est décédé (in French)
  40. A murit prima medaliată olimpică şi prima campioană mondială a scrimei româneşti (in Romanian)
  41. Peter Bogdanovich, Oscar-Nominated Director and Champion of Hollywood’s Golden Age, Dies at 82
  42. Bob Falkenburg, tennis star who gave Brazil fast food, dies
  43. National Artist F Sionil Jose dies at 97
  44. È morto Mariano Laurenti regista della commedia sexy all'italiana (in Italian)
  45. Sidney Poitier: Hollywood star dies aged 94
  46. Mark Forest (1933–2022)
  47. Умер экс-глава Генштаба ВС РФ Квашнин (in Russian)
  48. Andrew Jennings (1943–2022), the incomparable
  49. Michael Lang, Woodstock Co-Creator, Dies at 77
  50. Умер победитель Олимпиады 1980 года штангист Виктор Мазин (in Russian)
  51. Nina Rocheva
  52. La scomparsa di Franco Cavallo bronzo olimpico ad Acapulco 68 (in Italian)
  53. Opera singer Maria Ewing, wife of Peter Hall, dead at 71
  54. Dwayne Hickman, Star of ‘The Many Lives of Dobie Gillis,’ Dies at 87
  55. 海部俊樹元首相が死去 91歳 (in Japanese)
  56. Bob Saget, Comedian and ‘Full House’ Star, Dies at 65
  57. Herbert Achternbusch ist tot (in German)
  58. Olympic Medalist and Sailfish Aquatics Coach Vladimir Dolgov Dies At 61
  59. Robert Durst, convicted murderer and disgraced real estate heir, dies at 78
  60. T&T Olympian Deon Lendore has died
  61. La mère du prince Lorenz est décédée : Margherita de Savoie-Aoste avait 91 ans (in French)
  62. Скончался Абдуррахман Везиров (in Russian)
  63. Стали известны причины смерти олимпийского чемпиона Анатолия Алябьева (in Russian)
  64. Konyaspor'da Ahmet Çalık trafik kazasında hayatını kaybetti (in Turkish)
  65. European Parliament President David Sassoli dies after hospitalization
  66. Dimitri, le Soldat oublié, s’en est allé (in French)
  67. Former Nigerian leader Ernest Shonekan dies at 85
  68. Luis Castañeda Lossio: Médico personal de exalcalde confirmó causa de su muerte (in Spanish)
  69. ’60s icon Ronnie Spector, who sang ‘Be My Baby,’ dies at 78
  70. Jean-Jacques Beineix, le réalisateur de 37°2 le matin, est décédé (in French)
  71. Cuban volleyball player Raúl Vilches dies in Colombia
  72. Muere Ricardo Bofill, el más cosmopolita de los arquitectos españoles (in Spanish)
  73. Ron Goulart – RIP
  74. Farewell to Alice von Hildebrand (1923–2022)
  75. Dave Farland (Wolverton) Has Left Us
  76. L'Italia perde uno dei suoi più grandi stilisti: è morto Nino Cerruti, maestro di Armani e amato da Coco Chanel (in Italian)
  77. Eurovision 1963 Participant Carmela Corren Has Died
  78. Morre a atriz Françoise Forton, aos 64 anos, no Rio (in Portuguese)
  79. Mali's ousted president Ibrahim Boubacar Keita dies, former minister says
  80. Pandit Birju Maharaj, Legendary Kathak Dancer, Dies At 83