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Historical Events In 2021

Saturday, 01 October 2022

Oct 25   On this day in history the Sudanese military launches a coup against the government. Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok is placed under house arrest. President Abdel Fattah al-Burhan declares a state of emergency and announces the dissolution of the government.  

Oct 28   Mark Zuckerberg announces Facebook will change its corporate name to Meta amid increased public scrutiny over leaked internal documents on this day in history.  

Oct 30   Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees: Foo Fighters ; The Go-Go's; Jay-Z; Carole King; Todd Rundgren; Tina Turner ; Kraftwerk; Gil Scott-Heron; Charley Patton; LL Cool J ; Billy Preston; Randy Rhodes; and Clarence Avant on this day in history.  

Oct 31   The 2021 Japanese general election is held, with Fumio Kishida and the Liberal Democratic Party along with its coalition partner Komeito retaining a majority government in the year 2021.  

Oct 31   The 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference is held, after being postponed in 2020 due to COVID-19. A deal is agreed by world leaders, which includes a "phasedown" of unabated coal power, a 30% cut in methane emissions by 2030, plans for a halt to deforestation by 2030, and increased financial support for developing countries on this day in history.  

Nov 01   In the year 2021 cOVID-19 pandemic: The number of recorded deaths from COVID-19 surpasses 5 million.  

Nov 03   COVID-19 pandemic: The World Health Organization gives emergency use listing to the Covaxin COVID-19 vaccine, the third non–Western vaccine to be authorized in the year 2021.  

Nov 09   Actor Paul Rudd is named People Magazine's Sexiest Man Alive on this day in history.  

Nov 09   In the year 2021 eU accuses Belarus leader Alexander Lukashenko of "inhuman, gangster-style approach" to thousands of migrants massing on their border with Poland in freezing conditions  

Nov 10   New Zealand filmmaker Peter Jackson sells Weta Digital's technology division to video games company Unity for US$1.6 billion [1] on this day in history.  

Nov 11   SpaceX launches the Crew-3 mission, carrying four Expedition 66 crew members to the International Space Station.[230] on this day in history.  

Nov 12   LA judge rules to end Britney Spears ' conservatorship, which had controlled almost all aspects of her life for 14 years in the year 2021.  

Nov 12   In the year 2021 taylor Swift releases her directorial debut the short film "All Too Well" alongside her re-recorded album "Red (Taylor's Version)"  

Nov 14   The 2021 Argentine legislative election is held in the year 2021.  

Nov 14   In the year 2021 the 2021 Bulgarian general election is held.  

Nov 14   In the year 2021 unprecedented rain caused by an atmospheric river bring a series of floods to the Pacific Northwest.  

Nov 15   US President Joe Biden signs a 'once in a generation' $1 trillion infrastructure bill into law [1] on this day in history.  

Nov 16   In the year 2021 frida Kahlo 's self-portrait "Diego y yo" (1949) sells for $34.9m - record price at for a Latin American work at auction  

Nov 16   On this day in history russia draws international condemnation following an anti-satellite weapon test that creates a cloud of space debris, threatening the International Space Station.  

Nov 19   Adele releases her fourth studio album "30" on this day in history.  

Nov 19   Rounder Records releases "Raise The Roof", the 2nd collaborative album by American bluegrass singer Alison Krauss and British rock vocalist Robert Plant in the year 2021.  

Nov 21   The 2021 Chilean general election is held on this day in history.  

Nov 23   A bus crashes in Pernik Province, Bulgaria, killing 46 North Macedonian tourists returning from Istanbul in the year 2021.  

Nov 23   Manuscript of early workings of Albert Einstein 's theory of relativity "one of the most important scientific documents of the 20th century" sells at auction for $13 million [1] on this day in history.  

Nov 24   Magdalena Andersson resigns as Prime Minister-elect of Sweden hours after the Riksdag voted her in as Sweden's first female Prime Minister. She was due to take office on 26 November. Instead, she takes office on 30 November.[240] on this day in history.  

Nov 24   NASA launches the Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART), the first attempt to deflect an asteroid for the purpose of learning how to protect Earth on this day in history.  

Nov 25   In the year 2021 cOVID-19 pandemic: The United Kingdom becomes the fourth country to surpass 10 million COVID-19 cases after the United States, India and Brazil.  

Nov 25   In the year 2021 germany's COVID-19 death toll passes 100,000 ( Robert Koch Institute) amid its highest surge in infections yet  

Nov 26   In the year 2021 cOVID-19 pandemic: The World Health Organization convenes an emergency meeting in Geneva amid concerns over Omicron, a highly mutated variant of COVID-19 first identified in South Africa that appears more infectious than Delta.  

Nov 27   Jack Dorsey announces he is stepping down as CEO of Twitter, to be replaced by Parag Agrawal on this day in history.  

Nov 28   Barbados becomes a Republic, removing Queen Elizabeth II as head of state in a ceremony with Sandra Mason sworn in as the first President, with Rihanna declared a national hero on this day in history.  

Nov 29   FIFA Ballon d'Or: Argentina and PSG forward Lionel Messi wins his record 7th award from Robert Lewandowski; FC Barcelona attacking midfielder Alexia Putellas is Women's World Player of the Year in the year 2021.  

Nov 30   Barbados becomes a republic on its 55th anniversary of independence while remaining a member of the Commonwealth of Nations on this day in history.  

Nov 30   In the year 2021 december 18 - The 2021 FIFA Arab Cup is held in Qatar, and is won by Algeria.  

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Famous Deaths In 2021

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 2021 death of dame Elmira Minita Gordon, 1st Governor-General of Belize (b. 1930)  

Jan 02   In the year 2021 death of modibo Keita, 8th Prime Minister of Mali (b. 1942)  

Jan 02   On this day in history death of michael McKevitt, Irish republican paramilitary leader (b. 1949)  

Jan 03   On this day in history death of gerry Marsden, English musician (b. 1942)  

Jan 04   In the year 2021 death of martinus J. G. Veltman, Dutch Nobel theoretical physicist (b. 1931)  

Jan 04   Albert Roux, French chef and restaurateur (b. 1935) died on this day in history.  

Jan 05   Colin Bell, English footballer (b. 1946) died on this day in history.  

Jan 07   Michael Apted, English filmmaker (b. 1941) died on this day in history.  

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