2021

year

2021 (MMXXI) is the current year. It is a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2021st year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 21st year of the 3rd millennium, the 21st year of the 21st century, and the 2nd year of the 2020s decade.

Millennium: 3rd millennium
Centuries: 20th century21st century22nd century
Decades: 1990s  2000s  2010s  – 2020s –  2030s  2040s  2050s
Years: 2018 2019 202020212022 2023 2024

EventsEdit

JanuaryEdit

 
On 6 January, protestors supporting U.S. President Donald Trump stormed the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C.
 
On 9 January, Sriwijaya Air Flight 182 crashes in the Java Sea shortly after taking off from Jakarta, Indonesia

Other eventsEdit

Predicted and scheduled eventsEdit

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JanuaryEdit

Nobel PrizesEdit

ReferencesEdit

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  53. Morreu o fadista Carlos do Carmo (in Portuguese)
  54. Dame Elmira Minita Gordon, trailblazing educator and first Governor-General, dead at 90
  55. محمد تقی مصباح یزدی، عضو مجلس خبرگان ایران در ۸۵ سالگی درگذشت (in Persian)
  56. Morre aos 47 anos, o ex-jogador do Coritiba Cleber Arado, vítima da Covid-19 (in Portuguese)
  57. Ex-Malian PM Modibo Keïta dies at 78
  58. Paul Westphal, member of Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, dies at age 70
  59. Décès du cycliste Roger Hassenforder, ancienne vedette du Tour de France (in French)
  60. Gerry Marsden of Gerry And The Pacemakers has died
  61. Children Of Bodom frontman Alexi Laiho dies
  62. Tanya Roberts Dies: ‘A View To A Kill’ Bond Girl, ‘That ’70s Show’ Actress Was 65
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  64. From University of Michigan: John D. MacArthur Professor Emeritus Martinus Veltman (1931–2021)
  65. Colin Bell 1946–2021
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  67. Ed Bruce Dies: Country Songwriter, ‘Bret Maverick’ Actor Was 81
  68. John Richardson, British Actor in 'She' and 'One Million Years B.C.,' Dies of COVID-19 at 86
  69. Michael Apted, Director of ‘Up’ Documentaries and ‘Coal Miner’s Daughter,’ Dies at 79
  70. Умер знаменитый украинский толкатель ядра (in Russian)
  71. Dodgers Legend Tommy Lasorda Dies At 93
  72. Marion Ramsey Dies: ‘Police Academy’ Actress Was 73
  73. Décès du cardinal valaisan Henri Schwery
  74. Steve Carver, Director of 'Lone Wolf McQuade' and 'Big Bad Mama,' Dies at 75
  75. Zemřela Květa Eretová (in Czech)
  76. Prominent Physicist Khalatnikov, Involved In Building 1st Soviet Nuclear Weapon, Dies
  77. Addio a Hubert Auriol, leggenda della Dakar e della Cagiva (in Italian)
  78. RIP Julie Strain: B-Movie Actor And Star Of 'Heavy Metal 2000'
  79. Fallece Walter Taibo, exportero de Nacional y Peñarol (in Spanish)
  80. Sheldon Adelson, Las Vegas convention visionary and philanthropist, dies at 87
  81. Littérature : disparition de Vassilis Alexakis, le plus français des écrivains grecs (in French)
  82. Canadian rowing great Kathleen Heddle dies of cancer
  83. Умер олимпийский чемпион 1992 года по дзюдо Давид Хахалейшвили (in Russian)
  84. Astronaut William Thornton, who invented shuttle treadmill, dies at 91
  85. Skådespelaren Mona Malm är död (in Swedish)
  86. Metropolitan Filaret, Honorary Patriarchal Exarch of All Belarus, passes away
  87. Tim Bogert (Beck, Bogert & Appice, Vanilla Fudge, Cactus) has died
  88. Siegfried and Roy Magician Siegfried Fischbacher Dead at 81
  89. Olympiasieger Bernd Kannenberg verstorben (in German)
  90. Joël Robert (77) overleden: België moet afscheid nemen van een motorcrosslegende
  91. Marielle de Sarnez, figure incontournable du courant centriste, est morte (in French)
  92. Muere de covid el cardenal brasileño y obispo emérito de Río Oscar Scheid (in Spanish)
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  94. Addio a Gimax, una vita vissuta a “200 all’ora”. Intervista alla moglie Mirella (in Italian)
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  96. Joanne Rogers, wife of Fred Rogers of 'Mister Rogers' Neighborhood,' dies at 92
  97. Tweevoudig wereldkampioen Jan de Vries (77) overleden (in Dutch)
  98. Fallece el mítico entrenador Vicente Cantatore (in Spanish)
  99. Phil Spector, music producer and convicted murderer, dead at 81
  100. admin (2021-01-17). "American Composer and Arranger Sammy Nestico has Passed Away". Talk Zone. Retrieved 2021-01-17.
  101. Jean-Pierre Bacri est mort (in French)
  102. Smutná zpráva. V 77 letech zemřel legendární šachista Kaválek (in Czech)
  103. אגדת מכבי חיפה, דני רום, הלך לעולמו בגיל 80 (in Hebrew)
  104. Bowman, Mark (January 19, 2021). "Hall of Famer Don Sutton dies at 75". MLB.com. MLB Advanced Media. Retrieved January 19, 2021.
  105. Fallece en Cuba Juan Carlos Tabío, codirector de "Fresa y Chocolate" (in Spanish)
  106. 'Spider of the Dolomites' Maestri dies at 91
  107. Falleció Gustavo Halcón Peña, símbolo de Cruz Azul y de la Selección mexicana (in Spanish)
  108. "Fallece Felipe Quispe, «El Mallku»". www.paginasiete.bo (in Spanish). Retrieved 2021-01-20.
  109. Lutto a Mandello: addio al campione di canottaggio Giovanni Zucchi (in Italian)
  110. Mira Furlan, ‘Babylon 5’ and ‘Lost’ Actress, Dies at 65
  111. "Mort de Nathalie Delon, actrice et ancienne épouse d'Alain Delon". Le Figaro (in French). Agence France-Presse. 21 January 2021. Retrieved 2021-01-21.
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  113. "Former Reggae Boyz Player Luton Shelton Has Died". Caribbean National Weekly. 22 January 2021. Retrieved 22 January 2021.
  114. Alberto Grimaldi, morto il produttore di Leone (e dei film scandalo) (in Italian)
  115. Reed, Ryan; Kreps, Daniel (January 23, 2021). "Larry King Dead at 87". Rolling Stone. Missing |author1= (help)
  116. Maple Leafs great, Hall of Famer George Armstrong dies at 90
  117. Künstler Arik Brauer im Alter von 92 Jahren gestorben (in German)
  118. Famed Kazakhstani skier Nikolay Chebotko dies in car accident
  119. Celtic fans’ favourite Johannes Edvaldsson dies at 70