When did the third millennium begin?
- In contemporary history, the third millennium is a period of time that started on January 1, 2001, and will end on December 31, 3000 of the Gregorian calendar.
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In contemporary history, the third millennium of the anno Domini or Common Era in the Gregorian calendar is the current millennium spanning the years 2001 to 3000..
In other words, the 3rd millennium would have started on New Year's Day 2000. The only problem with this theory is that year 0 did not exist, as historians, calendar experts, timeanddate.com, and other killjoys kept pointing out in the lead-up to the big party in year 2000.
The 3rd millennium BC spanned the years 3000 through 2001 BC. This period of time corresponds to the Early to Middle Bronze Age, characterized by the early empires in the Ancient Near East. In Ancient Egypt, the Early Dynastic Period is followed by the Old Kingdom. In Mesopotamia, the Early Dynastic Period is followed by the Akkadian Empire.
3rd millennium: 2001-3000. Thus, the 3rd millennium and, similarly, the 21st century started on. 1 Jan 2001. This is the cause of some heated debate, especially since some. dictionaries and encyclopaedias say that a century starts in years. that end in 00.
The 3rd millennium, 21st century, & 201st decade/2000s actually began in 2000. Usually purists say 2001 was the start of the 3rd millennium, 21st century, & 201st decade because there was no year 0, but this irony was that the nonexistent 1st century began in a nonexistent year 1.
By that reckoning, the third millennium begins on January 1, 2001. That does not mean, however, that on that date exactly 2,000 years will have elapsed from the date of Jesus’ birth, as this article shows.
And the third millennium of the Christian era begins on 1st January 2001 A.D. So for Christians — or at least, for all who adhere to the Christian system of numbering years — the answer is clear: The new millennium begins on 1st January 2001 A.D.
The inexorable mathematical logic is that the official calendar millennium does not start until the year 2001. The first 2000 years end with the year 2000, and the next thousand start with 2001,...
Contrary to popular belief, the 21st century and the third millennium did not begin on January 1, 2000, but one year later, on New Year's Day 2001.
No sooner had people planning their 1999 New Year’s Eve celebrations referred to Jan. 1, 2000, as ushering in the 3rd Millennium than someone declaimed that the new millennium would not really begin until Jan. 1, 2001.