Historical Events In 2021
Saturday, 03 December 2022
Nov 30 El Chapo 's wife Emma Coronel Aispuro sentenced to three years in the US for helping run her husband's drug cartel and aid his escape from prison on this day in history.
Nov 30 In the year 2021 josephine Baker becomes the first black woman to be honored at Paris’ Panthéon, France's highest honor
Dec 05 In the year 2021 kennedy Center Honors ceremony held for Joni Mitchell , Bette Midler , Berry Gordy , Lorne Michaels and Justino Diaz with President Biden attending in Washington D.C.
Dec 06 COVID-19 pandemic: The United States becomes the first country to surpass 50 million COVID-19 cases on this day in history.
Dec 06 Former Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi sentenced to four years (later reduced to two) for inciting public unrest and breaching Covid-19 protocols  on this day in history.
Dec 06 In the year 2021 the United States announces a diplomatic boycott of the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing in response to China's human rights record. Canada, the United Kingdom, and Australia join shortly after.
Dec 07 On this day in history uS President Joe Biden warns Russian President Vladimir Putin of economic consequences if Russia continues a military build-up in the Ukraine, during a virtual meeting
Dec 08 Olaf Scholz is sworn as the new Chancellor of Germany, replacing Angela Merkel after 16 years in the year 2021.
Dec 09 In the year 2021 a truck crash in Chiapas, Mexico, kills 55 migrants who were being smuggled in it from Guatemala through Mexico to its border with the United States.
Dec 09 The Summit for Democracy, a virtual summit, is hosted by the United States "to renew democracy at home and confront autocracies abroad". in the year 2021.
Dec 12 In the year 2021 british PM Boris Johnson announces a emergency COVID-19 booster program to protect the NHS and stem a possible incoming “tidal wave of Omicron” 
Dec 12 In the year 2021 cOVID-19 pandemic: Russia becomes the fifth country to surpass 10 million COVID-19 cases after the United States, India, Brazil and the United Kingdom.
Dec 12 In the year 2021 dutchman Max Verstappen wins Formula 1 Drivers' C'ship for Red Bull with a controversial last lap win over Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton in the season-ending Abu Dhabi GP
Dec 12 In the year 2021 the 2021 New Caledonian independence referendum is held.
Dec 13 Elon Musk , CEO of SpaceX and Tesla, named Time's Person of the Year on this day in history.
Dec 15 On this day in history bruce Springsteen sells his music back catalogue to Sony Music Entertainment for an estimated $500 million, in possibly the biggest deal ever for a single artist 
Dec 15 Las Vegas' McCarran Airport officially changes name to Harry Reid International Airport in the year 2021.
Dec 17 COVID-19 pandemic: The World Health Organization gives emergency use listing to the Novavax COVID-19 vaccine in the year 2021.
Dec 19 In the year 2021 the 2021 Hong Kong legislative election, originally scheduled for 6 September 2020 but postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, is held.
Dec 19 The second round of the 2021 Chilean presidential election is held; leftist candidate Gabriel Boric is elected President on this day in history.
Dec 25 On this day in history nASA, ESA, the Canadian Space Agency and the Space Telescope Science Institute launch the James Webb Space Telescope, the successor of the Hubble Space Telescope.