For others, the new decade doesn’t start until January 1, 2021; the old one concluding on December 31, 2020.
For example, January 1, 2001, opened the 21st century and the start of the new millennium, just as the year 1 A.D.
Is 2020 a special year?
2020 is like 1616, 1717, 1818, and 1919, because the first two digits match the second two digits. Being alive in 2020 is special because that is the only year you are likely to live through wherein the first two digits will match the second two digits. The next year that follows this pattern is 2121.
Is 2019 the end of a decade or 2020?
By that same logic, the first decade in the calendar was complete at the end of 10 CE, or 10 AD. Which means, according to the Farmers’ Almanac, that the end of this decade is December 31, 2020, not December 31, 2019.
What decade is 2020?
“It’s true that ‘the 20s’ — that is, the period 2020 to 2029 — is a decade, i.e., 10 years, but in terms of keeping track of decades from a calendrical (rather than cultural) perspective, the decades are counted as noted above.”
Why is 2020 the best year?
2020 looks like it’s going to be the biggest year yet for plant foods, a win for the planet, human health, and the animals. The market for plant-based protein and meat alternatives is estimated to jump from $4.6 billion in 2018 to $85 billion in 2030, according to investment firm UBS.
Is 2020 a new decade?
The year 2020 has arrived—and with it, the beginning of a new decade.
Is 2020 a good year to buy a house?
Economists say that 2020 will be a positive — though not exactly stellar — year for the housing market. And that could be good news for renters and home buyers alike. But that’s assuming experts’ forecasts are right.