|Centuries:||20th century – 21st century – 22nd century|
|Decades:||2020s 2030s 2040s – 2050s – 2060s 2070s 2080s|
|Years:||2049 2050 2051 – 2052 – 2053 2054 2055|
2052 (MMLII) will be a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2052nd year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 52nd year of the 3rd millennium, the 52nd year of the 21st century, and the 3rd year of the 2050s decade.
Predicted and scheduled events[change | change source]
- 2052 Summer Olympics will be held.
- March 30 – there will be a total solar eclipse, beginning over the Line Islands and will pass over Mexico with the centre of the eclipse passing the tip of the Mississippi Delta, and will then continue over Georgia and Savannah.
In fiction[change | change source]
Literature[change | change source]
- In Stephen Baxter's novel Flood, Mount Everest – the highest point on Earth – is submerged in this year.
Television[change | change source]
- On the new ABC series Defying Gravity, the Antares 6-year space mission begins in this year.
Video games[change | change source]
- The events of Deus Ex take place in this year.
- The racing video game Wipeout takes place in this year.
- According to the Fallout Universe the United Nations have been disbanded on July 26th of this year.
- Sergeant Cortez and Amy Chen raid U-Genix in TimeSplitters: Future Perfect in 2052.