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Historical Events In 2021

Tuesday, 04 October 2022

Jul 11   Copa América Final, Estádio do Maracanã, Rio de Janeiro: Argentina beats Brazil, 1-0; Lionel Messi named player of the tournament in his first major international title victory on this day in history.  

Jul 11   Moldova holds a parliamentary election, with the Party of Action and Solidarity (PAS) obtaining a majority of seats in the year 2021.  

Jul 11   On this day in history thousands of Cubans, most of them young, attend a rare anti-government protest in San Antonio de los Baños to protest the increased food and medicine shortages brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.  

Jul 11   Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Novak Đoković claims a record equalling 20th Grand Slam title; beats Matteo Berrettini of Italy 6-7, 6-4, 6-4, 6-3 on this day in history.  

Jul 12   2021 European floods: Heavy rain causes flooding in the border region of Germany and Belgium, resulting in 229 deaths, including 184 in Germany, 42 in Belgium with 1 person still missing there,[150] and 2 in Romania. The event is attributed to a slowed jetstream caused by climate change.[150] on this day in history.  

Jul 13   On this day in history 337 die in violent protests and looting in South Africa following the jailing of Jacob Zuma , with more than 200 shopping malls set alight [1]  

Jul 13   On this day in history after the Supreme Court declares his incumbency unconstitutional, KP Oli is succeeded by Sher Bahadur Deuba as 43rd Prime Minister of Nepal.  

Jul 18   An international investigation reveals that spyware sold by Israel's NSO Group to different governments is being used to target heads of state, along with thousands of activists, journalists and dissidents around the world in the year 2021.  

Jul 18   On this day in history british Open Men's Golf, Royal St George's GC: American Collin Morikawa becomes first male in history to win his debut at 2 separate major events [2020 PGA C'ship]; beats Jordan Spieth by 2 strokes  

Jul 19   In the year 2021 blue Origin successfully conducts its first human test flight, with a reusable New Shepard rocket delivering four crew members into space: its founder Jeff Bezos, Bezos' brother Mark, 18-year-old Oliver Daemen (who becomes the youngest person to go into space), and 82-year-old aviator and Mercury 13 member Wally Funk (who becomes the oldest person to go into space).  

Jul 19   Day of Hajj: Women are permitted to attend without a male guardian (mehrem) provided they go in a trustworthy group on this day in history.  

Jul 19   Leftist schoolteacher Pedro Castillo is confirmed as President of Peru over a month after the 2021 Peruvian general election in the year 2021.  

Jul 20   In the year 2021 amazon founder Jeff Bezos goes into space in first unpiloted suborbital flight with all-civilian crew, aboard rocket developed by his company Blue Origin  

Jul 21   The International Olympic Committee awards Brisbane the right to host the 2032 Summer Olympics in the year 2021.  

Jul 23   In the year 2021 the 2020 Summer Olympics were held in Tokyo, Japan. They were originally scheduled for 24 July–9 August 2020, but were postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.[160]  

Jul 23   On this day in history the Court of Appeal of Samoa deemed the swearing-in of Fiamē Naomi Mataʻafa and her government as constitutional, ending a three-month constitutional crisis.  

Jul 25   Tunisian president Kais Saied formally takes power in the country, suspending the parliament and sacking the prime minister in the year 2021.  

Jul 27   American gymnast and four-time Olympic gold medallist Simone Biles withdraws from the women's team final at the Tokyo Games citing need to focus on her mental health; also misses individual finals in the year 2021.  

Jul 28   In the year 2021 the first direct observation of light from behind a black hole is reported, confirming Einstein's theory of general relativity.  

Jul 29   In the year 2021 roscosmos' Nauka laboratory docks with the International Space Station following a protracted seventeen-year development and launch on 21 July. Hours after docking, a malfunction of its thrusters causes a temporary loss of control of the station, spinning it up to 45 degrees from its normal orbital attitude.  

Jul 29   In the year 2021 the oil tanker Mercer Street is attacked off the coast of Oman.  

Jul 31   In the year 2021 american swimming superstar Katie Ledecky wins the women's 800m gold for an unprecedented third consecutive Olympics in Tokyo; claims distance 800/1500m double  

Aug 01   American virologist Dr. Anthony Fauci says "things are going to get worse" as US COVID-19 cases double in 10 days due to surge of Delta variant on this day in history.  

Aug 02   70% of American have had at least one COVID-19 vaccination shot, a target President Joe Biden had hoped to meet by 4 July on this day in history.  

Aug 03   On this day in history singer Tony Bennett celebrates his 95th birthday with Lady Gaga in the first of 2 "farewell" performances at Radio City Music Hall, NYC  

Aug 03   The oil tanker Asphalt Princess is hijacked off the coast of the United Arab Emirates in the year 2021.  

Aug 04   In the year 2021 2020 Summer Olympics: Belarusian sprinter Krystsina Tsimanouskaya is given political asylum in Poland through a humanitarian visa after attempts by the Belarus Olympic Committee to repatriate her against her will.[170]  

Aug 04   COVID-19 pandemic: The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases surpasses 200 million worldwide on this day in history.  

Aug 04   Rihanna named the world's wealthiest female musician worth $1.7 billion by Forbes [1] in the year 2021.  

Aug 05   FC Barcelona confirms record breaking Argentine soccer superstar Lionel Messi will leave the club because of Spanish La Liga regulations on player payments in the year 2021.  

Aug 05   Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts (80) announces he will be unable to accompany the band on its 2021 U.S. tour, based on medical advice; American Steve Jordan tapped to fill in on this day in history.  

Aug 05   On this day in history tigray War: The Tigray Defense Forces seize the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Lalibela.  

Aug 09   The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change releases the first part of its Sixth Assessment Report, which concludes that the effects of human-caused climate change are now "widespread, rapid, and intensifying" in the year 2021.  

Aug 10   In the year 2021 governor of New York Andrew Cuomo resigns amid a sexual harassment scandal  

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Famous Deaths In 2021

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   Dame Elmira Minita Gordon, 1st Governor-General of Belize (b. 1930) died in the year 2021.  

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

Jan 02   In the year 2021 death of michael McKevitt, Irish republican paramilitary leader (b. 1949)  

Jan 03   Gerry Marsden, English musician (b. 1942) died on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Martinus J. G. Veltman, Dutch Nobel theoretical physicist (b. 1931) died in the year 2021.  

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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