Calendar

(primary source: Chase’s Calendar of Events) – Also see the Events checklist

  • Wednesday, Feb 10

    • Umbrella Day
  • Ongoing:

  • Thursday & beyond:

    • Feb 11 (Thu) Make A Friend Day
    • Feb 11 (Thu) 6th of ten scheduled debates for 2016 Democratic presidential candidates – Milwaukee, Wisconsin – PBS
    • Feb 12 (Fri) Darwin Day
    • Feb 13 (Sat) Ninth scheduled debate for 2016 Republican presidential candidates – South Carolina – CBS
    • Feb 14 (Sun) Valentine’s Day
    • Feb 15 Presidents’ Day – U.S. federal holiday
    • Feb 20 Nevada caucus (Democrats) and South Carolina primary (GOP) for 2016 presidential campaign
    • Feb 23 Nevada caucus (GOP) for 2016 presidential campaign
    • Feb 26 Tenth scheduled debate for 2016 Republican presidential candidates – Houston, Texas – NBC & Telemundo
    • Feb 27 South Carolina primary (Democrats) for 2016 presidential campaign
    • Feb 29 Leap Day (previous Leap Day was in 2012)
    • Mar 1 Super Tuesday for 2016 presidential campaign: primaries in Alabama, Alaska (GOP), Arkansas, Georgia, Massachusetts, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont & Virginia; caucuses in Colorado & Minnesota
    • Mar 5 Primary in Louisiana and caucuses in Kansas, Kentucky (GOP) & Nebraska (Democrats) for 2016 presidential campaign
    • Mar 6 7th of ten scheduled debates for 2016 Democratic presidential candidates – Flint, Michigan
    • Mar 9 8th of ten scheduled debates for 2016 Democratic presidential candidates – Miami, Florida – Univision
    • Apr 16 National Basketball Association playoffs begin
    • May 30 Memorial Day – U.S. federal holiday
    • Jun 3-26Centennial Copa America (Copa América Centenario) – men’s soccer tournament featuring 16 international teams – first held in 1916 – this will be the 45th time it has been held and will be first time it has been held outside South America
    • Jul 4 Independence Day – U.S. federal holiday
    • Jul 18-21 Republican National Convention – Cleveland, Ohio
    • Jul 25-28 Democratic National Convention – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    • Aug 5-21 Summer Olympic Games – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    • Sep 5 Labor Day – U.S. federal holiday
    • Oct 10 Columbus Day – U.S. federal holiday
    • Nov 8 U. S. presidential election
    • Nov 11 Veterans Day – U.S. federal holiday
    • Nov 24 Thanksgiving Day – U.S. federal holiday
    • Dec 25 Christmas Day
    • Dec 26 U.S. federal holiday (day after Christmas)
    • 2017: NASA plans to conduct the first launch of its largest rocket yet, the Space Launch System, designed to carry the Orion capsule – NBCNews.com
    • 2017: Feb 5 (tentative): Super Bowl LI (51) – Houston, Texas
    • 2017: America’s Cup – Bermuda – americascup.com
    • 2017: Aug 21: Total solar eclipse – more info: timeanddate.com
    • 2018 (late): James Webb Space Telescope scheduled to be launched by an unmanned rocket to replace Hubble Space Telescope – originally scheduled to be launched in 2014 – spie.orgextremetech.comspace.com
    • 2018: Winter Olympic Games – Pyeongchang, South Korea
    • 2018: Men’s World Cup – in Russia
    • 2020: International Space Station reaches end of service life but could be extended to 2028
    • 2020: Summer Olympic Games – Tokyo, Japan
    • 2021: NASA plans to conduct the first manned launch of the Orion capsule atop the Space Launch System – NBCNews.com
    • 2022: Men’s World Cup – scheduled to be held in Qatar Nov-Dec but there’s a chance it will be moved to a different host if an investigation finds evidence of bribery
    • 2022: Winter Olympic Games – Beijing, China
    • 2029: Apr 13: Asteroid Apophis expected to pass about 18,300 miles from Earth with practically no chance of hitting Earth – the 885-foot long object is expected to pass even closer to Earth in 2036 – examiner.com
    • 2032: Asteroid 2013 TV135 expected to pass near Earth – as of October 2013, NASA is 99.998% sure it won’t hit Earth (a 1 in 63,000 chance it will hit Earth) – CNN.com
    • 2036: Apr 13: Asteroid Apophis expected to pass close to Earth – in Oct 2009, NASA estimated the chances of the 885-foot long object hitting Earth at 1 in 250,000 – scientists had earlier estimated chances at 1 in 45,000 – examiner.com
    • 2040: Feb: Asteroid 2011 AG5 expected to pass close to Earth – cnn.com
    • 2061: Halley’s Comet next expected to be visible from Earth
    • 2106: Asteroid expected to pass close to Earth
    • 2170: The 1999 RQ36 asteroid has an estimated 1-in-1,800 chance of hitting Earth – msnbc.msn.com
    • 2182: The 1999 RQ36 asteroid has an estimated 1-in-1,000 chance of hitting Earth – msnbc.msn.com

Special observations, etc. for months:

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