Historical Events In 2021
Saturday, 03 December 2022
May 11 In the year 2021 2021 Israel–Palestine crisis: Israel hits the Gaza Strip with airstrikes as Hamas increases rocket fire. This occurred after Israel began displacing Palestinians in the Sheikh Jarrah neighbourhood of East Jerusalem.
May 14 The China National Space Administration lands its Zhurong rover at Utopia Planitia on Mars, making China the fourth country to land a spacecraft on the planet and only the second to land a rover on this day in history.
May 15 Fighting between Israeli forces and Palestinian militants continues to escalate, as the death toll exceeds 150. An Israeli airstrike destroys a high-rise office building in Gaza occupied by Associated Press, Al Jazeera, and other media outlets on this day in history.
May 17 On this day in history discovery, Inc. agrees to buy media conglomerate WarnerMedia and all of its subsidiaries, from AT&T for US$43 billion. The merger is set to be complete the following year.
May 18 On this day in history the Eurovision Song Contest 2021 is held in Rotterdam, Netherlands, after the cancellation of the 2020 contest due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The 2021 contest is won by Italian entrants Måneskin with the song "Zitti e buoni".
May 20 On this day in history following international pressure, and nearly 250 deaths, Israel agrees to a ceasefire deal to end the conflict with Gaza militants, effective the next day at 2:00 AM local time.
May 23 In the year 2021 pGA Championship Men's Golf, Ocean Course Kiawah Island: Phil Mickelson becomes oldest major winner in history (50); wins his 6th major by 2 strokes over Brooks Koepka and Louis Oosthuizen
May 23 In the year 2021 ryanair Flight 4978 is forced to land by Belarusian authorities to detain dissident journalist Roman Protasevich.
May 24 On this day in history a coup d'état in Mali removes interim President Bah Ndaw and the acting Prime Minister, Moctar Ouane, from power and restores military rule leading to the country being suspended from the Economic Community of West African States and the African Union, as well as France suspending its military operations in the country.
May 24 Deposed Myanmar civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi appears in court against charges laid by the military government in the year 2021.
May 26 On this day in history former advisor Dominic Cummings gives a damming report to MPs into UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his government's handling of the COVID-19 crisis
May 26 On this day in history shell becomes the first company to be legally mandated to align its carbon emissions with the Paris climate accord, following a landmark court ruling in the Netherlands.
May 26 The 2021 Syrian presidential election is held. on this day in history.
May 27 "Friends" reunion screens, 17 years after the TV sitcom series ended in the year 2021.
May 27 In the year 2021 french President Emmanuel Macron makes statement recognizing France's role in 1994 genocide meeting with Rwanda President Paul Kagame in Kigali, Rwanda
May 29 Chelsea beats fellow English club Manchester City in the final 1–0 to win the UEFA Champions League for the second time. in the year 2021.
May 30 On this day in history tens of thousands of people march in Brazilian cities against President Jair Bolsonaro and his handling of the COVID-19 pandemic
May 31 Naomi Osaka pulls out of the French Open citing her mental health, after refusing to appear at compulsory post match press conferences on this day in history.
Jun 01 On this day in history cOVID-19 pandemic: The World Health Organization gives emergency use listing to the Sinovac COVID-19 vaccine, the second non–Western vaccine to be authorized.
Jun 01 In the year 2021 uS President Joe Biden 's administration suspends oil and gas leases in Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, reversing Donald Trump 's decision
Jun 02 The 2021 Israeli presidential election is held, and won by Isaac Herzog. In order to remove Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu from power, Naftali Bennett agrees to form a coalition with the Israeli opposition as a rotation government that will come to take effect after eleven days on this day in history.
Jun 05 On this day in history the G7 agrees on a global minimum corporate tax rate of 15% intended to prevent tax avoidance by some of the world's biggest multinationals.
Jun 05 Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan promises to save the country's shores from a build-up of 'sea snot' (marine mucilage) due to pollution and climate change in the year 2021.
Jun 07 In the year 2021 the Juno spacecraft performs its only flyby of Jupiter's moon Ganymede, the first flyby of the moon by any spacecraft in over 20 years.
Jun 07 On this day in history uS Vice President Kamala Harris visiting Guatemala on her first foreign trip announces task forces on corruption and human trafficking
Jun 09 55th CMT Music Awards: Carrie Underwood with John Legend , Kane Brown, and Gabby Barrett win in the year 2021.
Jun 09 On this day in history the 2021 Mongolian presidential election is held.
Jun 09 In the year 2021 the Legislative Assembly of El Salvador passes legislation to adopt Bitcoin as legal tender in the country, becoming the first country to adopt the cryptocurrency alongside the U.S. dollar.
Jun 10 In the year 2021 an annular solar eclipse is visible from Canada, Greenland, the North Pole, and the Russian Far East.
Jun 10 On this day in history emma Coronel Aispuro, wife of drug lord El Chapo , pleads guilty to helping run his criminal operations and aiding his 2015 prison escape
Jun 11 July 11 - The UEFA Euro 2020, hosted by 11 different countries, is held, and is won by Italy after beating England on penalties in the year 2021.
Jun 11 In the year 2021 june 13 - World leaders meet at the 47th G7 summit, hosted by the United Kingdom, with topics of discussion including the COVID-19 pandemic, climate change, and the corporate taxation of multinationals.
Jun 11 In the year 2021 pulitzer Prizes awarded to Katori Hall for drama, The New York Times for pandemic coverage and special citation for Darnella Frazier for recording the murder of George Floyd
Jun 13 On this day in history benjamin Netanyahu, the longest-serving prime minister of Israel, is voted out of office; Naftali Bennett and Yair Lapid are sworn in as Prime Minister of Israel and as Alternate Prime Minister of Israel, respectively.