- The 21st century contains the 100 years, starting from January 1, 2001, and ending on December 31st, 2100. However, the commencement of the 21st century was celebrated one year early, that is, on January 1st, 2000, because of the significant change in the digits of the year from 1999 to 2000! Yes Dear!
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Pronunciation. There is a lack of general agreement over how to pronounce specific years of the 21st century in English. Academics have pointed out that the early years of previous centuries were commonly pronounced as, for example, "eighteen oh five" (for 1805) and "nineteen oh five" (for 1905).
- The Greatest Generation: (1901- 1924) This generation was considered GREAT because it showed remarkable determination and resilience during WW1, WW2, and the Great Depression.
- The Silent Generation: (1925 – 1945) The Silent generation – also called the Traditionalists was a cohort born between 1925 and 1945 just after WWI and during WWII and the Greatest Depression.
- The Baby Boomer Generation: (1946 – 1964) The Baby Boomer birth years fell between 1946 and 1964, spanning an age range of 18 years. They were born at a time when WWII had just ended and there was a sense of hope in the US, in particular.
- Generation X: (1965 – 1979) The age range for Generation X lasted only 14 years, stretching between 1965 and 1979. Also called Baby Buster or Gen X, the cohort reversed the baby boom trend by registering low birth rates!
The 21st century contains the 100 years, starting from January 1, 2001, and ending on December 31st, 2100. However, the commencement of the 21st century was celebrated one year early, that is, on January 1st, 2000, because of the significant change in the digits of the year from 1999 to 2000!
The 21st Century Started in 2001. In 1999, the world was preparing for the New Year's party of a lifetime. The year number in the Gregorian calendar was about to tick over to 2000, supposedly ushering in not only the 21st century but also the 3rd millennium CE. However, the party was held one year too early—it should have been on January 1, 2001.
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