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Designated as: International Year of Pulses by the sixty-eighth session of the United Nations General Assembly.

International Year of Global Understanding (IYGU) by The International Council for Science (ICSU), the International Social Science Council (ISSC) & International Council for Philosophy and Human Sciences (CIPSH).

Preceded by 2015
Succeeded by 2017

2016 was a year in the Gregorian Calendar. People in Munich, Germany were warned to avoid crowds during New year celebrations due to terrorist threats. [1]

The 2016 U.S. Presidential Election took place this very year, and the result was that Donald Trump won. Gotthard Base Tunnel is the world's longest & deepest tunnel, it opened on June 1 2016.[2]

2016 was a leap year.[3]

Colorado's Unemployment is down at the lowest since April of 2001.[4]

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