|Centuries:||20th century – 21st century – 22nd century|
|Decades:||2010s 2020s 2030s – 2040s – 2050s 2060s 2070s|
|Years:||2038 2039 2040 – 2041 – 2042 2043 2044|
Predicted and scheduled events[change | change source]
- 10 March - the passage of the comet 14P/Volfa near Jupiter. The diameter of the comet's nucleus is estimated to be 4.6 km.
- Scheduled completion of the proposed project to create a railroad connecting Moscow to New York.
In fiction[change | change source]
Television[change | change source]
- In The Simpsons episode, "Holidays of Future Passed", the episode set in December 2041, Bart is a deadbeat dad living in Springfield Elementary (which is now an apartment complex instead of a school) with Principal Skinner as his landlord. Meanwhile, a pregnant Maggie goes into labor. This is a 30 years after the episode was first broadcast in 2011.