Year 2016 had 5 eclipses, 2 solar eclipses and 3 lunar eclipses and also a rare planet transit.
Eclipses in 2016
Mar 23Lunar Eclipse (Penumbral)Much of Asia, Australia, North America, Much of South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic, Antarctica
May 9Transit (Mercury)Europe, Asia, Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic, Antarctica
Sep 1Solar Eclipse (Annular)South in Asia, West in Australia, Much of Africa, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica