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2014 (MMXIV) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2014th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 14th year of the 3rd millennium and the 21st century, and the 5th year of the 2010s decade.

Clockwise from top-left: stocking up supplies and personal protective equipment (PPE) for the Western African Ebola virus epidemic; citizens examining the ruins after the Chibok schoolgirls kidnapping, carried out by Islamic terrorists; bundles of water inside of a C-17 Globemaster III in the War against the Islamic State; Thai soldiers at the Chang Phueak Gate during the Thai coup d'état; Pro-independence campaigners in the Scottish independence referendum; the 2014 Winter Olympics are held in Sochi, Russia; Malaysian Airlines Flight 370 disappears in the Indian Ocean while Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 is shot down over eastern Ukraine; Crimea is annexed by Russia

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2014 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar2014
Ab urbe condita2767
Armenian calendar1463
Assyrian calendar6764
Baháʼí calendar170–171
Balinese saka calendar1935–1936
Bengali calendar1421
Berber calendar2964
British Regnal year62 Eliz. 2  63 Eliz. 2
Buddhist calendar2558
Burmese calendar1376
Byzantine calendar7522–7523
Chinese calendar癸巳年 (Water Snake)
4710 or 4650
甲午年 (Wood Horse)
4711 or 4651
Coptic calendar1730–1731
Discordian calendar3180
Ethiopian calendar2006–2007
Hebrew calendar5774–5775
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat2070–2071
 - Shaka Samvat1935–1936
 - Kali Yuga5114–5115
Holocene calendar12014
Igbo calendar1014–1015
Iranian calendar1392–1393
Islamic calendar1435–1436
Japanese calendarHeisei 26
Javanese calendar1947–1948
Juche calendar103
Julian calendarGregorian minus 13 days
Korean calendar4347
Minguo calendarROC 103
Nanakshahi calendar546
Thai solar calendar2557
Tibetan calendar阴水蛇年
(female Water-Snake)
2140 or 1759 or 987
(male Wood-Horse)
2141 or 1760 or 988
Unix time1388534400 – 1420070399

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