As we say goodbye to 2021, let’s do a recap of what happened this year. Take our quiz to see how well you remember this year!
Why is 2021 an important year?
The United Nations declared 2021 as the International Year of Peace and Trust, the International Year of Creative Economy for Sustainable Development, the International Year of Fruits and Vegetables, and the International Year for the Elimination of Child Labour.
What events will happen in 2021?
If everything goes right, we can dare to look forward to these notable spots in 2021. The Tokyo Olympics. Eurovision Song Contest. NASA's Perseverance rover lands on Mars. Traveling and large gatherings. Widespread Covid-19 immunity. UEFA Euro Championship. T20 Cricket World Cup. The 50th anniversary of Walt Disney World.
What happened in the year 2001?
On September 11, 2001, terrorists attacked the United States. Terrorists captured four American passenger airplanes. They used the planes as weapons. Two planes hit the World Trade Center in New York City.
What major events happened in December 2021?
Film Premiere Dec 14 American Covid-19 death toll passes 800,000, with more deaths recorded in 2021 than 2020. Dec 14 Steph Curry makes his 2,974th three-point shot to pass Ray Allen as the NBA's greatest career 3-point shooter during Golden State Warriors' 105-96 win over NY Knicks at Madison Square Garden.
What is the most popular thing in the world right now 2021?
As far as worldwide streaming goes, 'The Witcher' took the top spot this year with 76,000,000 streams within the first month of release. As far as TV ratings go, so far in America, American Football has been the most-watched sport in 2021.
What is happening in the sky 2021?
Sunday Monday Friday 3 Venus at highest altitude in evening sky Total solar eclipse New Moon 5 The Moon at perihelion6 December φ-Cassiopeid meteor shower 2021 Conjunction of the Moon and Venus Close approach of the Moon and Venus10 Asteroid 44 Nysa at opposition Moon at First Quarter 3 more rows
What major events happened in May 2021?
Armed conflicts and attacks Insurgency in the Maghreb. 2021 Niger attacks. War in Afghanistan. 2021 Afghanistan attacks. 2021 Kyrgyzstan–Tajikistan conflict. Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan complete the withdrawal of their forces from the border. ( Internal conflict in Myanmar.
What major events happened in November 2021?
Armed conflicts and attacks Afghanistan conflict. War in Afghanistan. Mapuche conflict. 2021 Algeria–Morocco crisis. War crimes in the Tigray War. 2019–2021 Persian Gulf crisis. 2021 Democratic Republic of the Congo attacks.
Was there a 0 year?
Historians have never included a year zero. This means that between, for example, 1 January 500 BC and 1 January AD 500, there are 999 years: 500 years BC, and 499 years AD preceding 500. In common usage anno Domini 1 is preceded by the year 1 BC, without an intervening year zero.
What was happening in 2014?
February. February – The West African Ebola virus epidemic begins, infecting at least 28,616 people and killing at least 11,310 people, the most severe both in terms of numbers of infections and casualties. February 7–23 – The XXII Olympic Winter Games are held in Sochi, Russia.
What happened in 2006 in the world?
The headlines in 2006 were marked by death, scandal and politics: 12 die in Sago Mine disaster. Former Enron executives guilty. Death sentence for Saddam Hussein. Iraq insurgent al-Zarqawi killed.
What happened December 9th 2021?
Top Tweets on 9th December 2021 भारत माता की जय। Prime Minister Shri @narendramodi pays last respects to CDS General Bipin Rawat, his wife Madhulika Rawat and other 11 Armed Forces personnel who lost their lives in the Tamil Nadu Chopper Crash.
What major events happened in October 2021?
Here are the US news events you need to know so far for October 2021: Changes to Many Parts of the World. Military Coup in Sudan. Fuel Shortages, Violent Protests, and Tragedies Rock Countries. Coronavirus Updates (4) Violence Continues to Surge Across the World. Kidnapping in Haiti. Coronavirus Updates (3)
What major events happened in August 2021?
Disasters and accidents 2021 California wildfires. The Dixie Fire destroys most of Greenville, California, including large portions of its historic downtown area. ( 2021 Turkish wildfires. 2021 Greek wildfires. 2021 Italy wildfires.
What major events happened in September 2021?
Here are the world news events you need to know so far for September 2021: Prison Riot in Ecuador. Elections Continue Around the World. Coronavirus Updates (5) Bombing in Somalia. Major Elections Around the World. Shooting at Russian University. Women's Rights Challenged in Afghanistan. Coronavirus Updates (4)
Which is the most famous thing?
The most famous man-made monuments in the world Eiffel Tower. Great Wall of China. Kremlin. Leaning Tower of Pisa. Pyramid of Giza. Sydney Opera House. Statue of Liberty. Taj Mahal.
What's happening around the world 2022?
On the brink of a new year, the world faces a daunting array of challenges: the resurgent Covid-19 pandemic, the climate emergency, the struggle between democracy and authoritarianism, humanitarian crises, mass migration, and trans-national terrorism.
Will there be a supernova in 2022?
While scientists are confident a supernova will occur in 2022, whether it occurs in our galaxy is a different matter. In any given year, it is an unlikely prospect. On the other hand, one day it may just happen in our galactic neighbourhood.
What is the next big celestial event?
Solar eclipse of October 2, 2024. Total solar eclipse near lunar perigee.
Where is Earth right now?
Earth orbits our Sun, a star. Earth is the third planet from the Sun at a distance of about 93 million miles (150 million km).