2015 (MMXV) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2015th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 15th year of the 3rd millennium, the 15th year of the 21st century, and the 6th year of the 2010s decade.

November 2015 Paris attacksGermanwings Flight 9525April 2015 Nepal earthquakeNew HorizonsParis Agreement2015 FIFA corruption caseRefugees of the Syrian civil warSaudi Arabian–led intervention in Yemen
From left, clockwise: Civil service in remembrance of November 2015 Paris attacks; Germanwings Flight 9525 was purposely crashed into the French Alps; the rubble of residences in Kathmandu following the April 2015 Nepal earthquake; World Leaders pose for a picture during the 2015 Paris Agreement; an airstrike in Sana'a during the Saudi Arabian–led intervention in Yemen; Refugees of the Syrian civil war come ashore in Greece; FIFA president Sepp Blatter is forced to resign in disgrace in the wake of the 2015 FIFA corruption case; New Horizons makes a flyby and takes the first images of Pluto.
Millennium: 3rd millennium
Centuries: 20th century21st century22nd century
Decades: 1980s  1990s  2000s  – 2010s –  2020s  2030s  2040s
Years: 2012 2013 201420152016 2017 2018
2015 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar2015
Ab urbe condita2768
Armenian calendar1464
Assyrian calendar6765
Bahá'í calendar171–172
Balinese saka calendar1936–1937
Bengali calendar1422
Berber calendar2965
British Regnal year63 Eliz. 2 – 64 Eliz. 2
Buddhist calendar2559
Burmese calendar1377
Byzantine calendar7523–7524
Chinese calendar甲午(Wood Horse)
4711 or 4651
    — to —
乙未年 (Wood Goat)
4712 or 4652
Coptic calendar1731–1732
Discordian calendar3181
Ethiopian calendar2007–2008
Hebrew calendar5775–5776
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat2071–2072
 - Shaka Samvat1936–1937
 - Kali Yuga5115–5116
Holocene calendar12015
Igbo calendar1015–1016
Iranian calendar1393–1394
Islamic calendar1436–1437
Japanese calendarHeisei 27
Javanese calendar1948–1949
Juche calendar104
Julian calendarGregorian minus 13 days
Korean calendar4348
Minguo calendarROC 104
Nanakshahi calendar547
Thai solar calendar2558
Tibetan calendar阳木马年
(male Wood-Horse)
2141 or 1760 or 988
    — to —
(female Wood-Goat)
2142 or 1761 or 989
Unix time1420070400 – 1451606399

Events change

January change

12 people are killed and 11 injured in the Charlie Hebdo shooting in Paris

February change

Members of the Danish press react to the spree-shooting in Denmark

March change

Dawn becomes the first spacecraft to orbit around a dwarf planet

April change

May change

People evacuate after a massive earthquake hits Nepal

June change

The White House honors the legalization of same-sex marriage in the United States

July change

Raúl Castro and Barack Obama restore full diplomatic relations between the United States and Cuba

August change

September change

Queen Elizabeth II becomes the longest reigning monarch in United Kingdom history

October change

Justin Trudeau is elected the new Prime Minister of Canada

November change

ISIS attacks the city of Paris in a mass shooting

December change

Predicted events change

Unknown dates change

Sports change

Births change

Deaths change

In fiction change

Computer and video games change

Movies change

Television change

Set in 2015:

Media franchises change

  • .hack: A fire occurs at the main CC Corp building, resulting in a large loss of data forcing The World to shut down. By splicing in data from what would have been another game, CC Corp is able to rebuild the game system, thus creating The World:R2.

Other fiction change

References change

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