Olivia Rodrigo, sensation at Spotify Wrapped 2021 1:45
Look here the biggest news that this 2021 has left us in the United States and the world.
Facts, events and characters that marked this year.
2021 US News & Events Highlights
The 117th US Congress was officially sworn in.
Representative Nancy Pelosi was re-elected as Speaker of the House.
President Donald Trump pressures Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger to "seek" votes to overturn election results after his defeat to President-elect Joe Biden, according to an audio recording of a phone call obtained by CNN and first reported by The Washington Post.
The Louisville Police Department fires two detectives, Myles Cosgrove and Joshua Jaynes, related to the shooting that killed Breonna Taylor.
January 5 -
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Kenosha County District Attorney Michael Gravely announces that Rusten Sheskey will not face charges for the murder of Jacob Blake.
Sheskey, a white police officer, shot Blake, a 29-year-old black man, seven times while responding to a domestic incident on August 23, 2020. Blake survived the shooting but was paralyzed from the waist down.
There will be no criminal charges against officers 2:06
One day after the second round of the United States Senate in Georgia, on January 5, CNN projects that the Rev. Raphael Warnock, senior pastor of Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, will be the first black senator from Georgia, defeating Republican Senator Kelly Loeffler. Later that day, CNN projects that Jon Ossoff will be Georgia's first Jewish senator, defeating Republican Senator David Perdue.
After a rally and Donald Trump's speech at the White House, agitators supporting the president storm the United States Capitol as members of Congress gather to certify the results of the Electoral College of the 2020 presidential elections A total of five people are killed, including a Capitol police officer who died the next day.
Famous people who have died in 2021
Facebook and Twitter temporarily block Trump's accounts on their platforms after his supporters stormed the Capitol building to protest the election results.
On January 8, Twitter announces that Trump's account is permanently suspended.
A pro-Trump mob storms onto Capitol Hill, smashing windows and confronting police officers (Credit: Jon Cherry / Getty Images)
Congress formally affirms Biden's victory in 2020, completing a final step in the electoral process after a Trump-incited mob entered the United States Capitol on January 6 and forced lawmakers to evacuate the chambers of the House and the Senate.
Biden nominates Judge Merrick Garland to the position of attorney general.
Two of Trump's cabinet secretaries, Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao and Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, announce their resignations, citing the unrest on the US Capitol.
Trump reports that he will not attend Joe Biden's inauguration on January 20.
What will Biden do to lower unemployment?
House Democrats formally file impeachment charges, accusing Trump of "inciting insurrection."
The House votes to impeach Trump a second time after the role of the president who incited the riots last week in the US Capitol House votes 232 to 197 in favor of impeachment.
What does the impeachment of Donald Trump tell us about his future?
Former Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang announces that he is running for mayor of New York City.
Brad Raffensperger, Georgia Secretary of State, certifies the results of the two results of the second round of the US Senate.
In the final hours of his presidency, Trump issues 73 pardons and 70 commutations of sentences, including Steve Bannon.
Bannon says he goes on the offensive against Biden 1:21
Biden is sworn in as the 46th president and Kamala Harris is sworn in as the 49th vice president.
Harris is sworn in by three new Democratic senators, Warnock, Ossoff and Alex Padilla.
The latter is the first Latino senator from California.
January 25: House
January 25: House
impeachment managers formally trigger the start of Trump's second impeachment after handing over the charge against Trump to the Senate.
He is the first president in history to be indicted twice.
Biden signs an executive order to repeal the Trump administration's ban on most transgender Americans from joining the military.
In its fourth quarter 2020 earnings report, Amazon announces that Jeff Bezos will step down as CEO in the third quarter of 2021. He will move to the role of CEO and CEO of Amazon Web Services, Andy Jassy , will become CEO.
Voting technology company Smartmatic files a US $ 2.7 billion lawsuit against Fox News, some of the network's star presenters, including Lou Dobbs, Maria Bartiromo and Jeanine Pirro, and pro-Trump attorneys Rudy Giuliani and Sidney Powell, alleging that the parties worked in concert to launch a "disinformation campaign" that has endangered their survival.
On February 5, Fox canceled "Lou Dobbs Tonight."
Johnson & Johnson officially applies to the US Food and Drug Administration for an emergency use authorization for its COVID-19 vaccine.
Do those who promote anti-vaccine speeches violate human rights?
Trump's second impeachment trial begins with a four-hour debate on the constitutionality of the procedure.
On February 13, the Senate votes to acquit Trump, voting that Trump was innocent of inciting the deadly January 6 riot in the United States Capitol.
The final vote is 57 guilty to 43 innocent, and seven Republicans voted against Trump.
February 12 -
February 12 -
The Senate passes legislation to award a Congressional Gold Medal to Capitol Police Officer Eugene Goodman, who became a national hero for his actions in defense of the Senate during the siege of the Capitol on January 6.
February 15 -
February 15 -
Winter storms and freezing temperatures wreak havoc in Texas.
On February 17, Texas Senator Ted Cruz is photographed boarding a flight to Cancun, Mexico, as millions of people in his home state find themselves without electricity or water.
He returns home the next day after facing fierce criticism on social media.
Perseverance, the NASA rover, lands on the surface of Mars.
The rover has traveled through space since its launch from Cape Canaveral, Florida, in late July 2020.
February 22: The
February 22: The
United States exceeds 500,000 deaths from coronavirus.
Biden speaks at a candle lighting ceremony to mark the grim milestone.
Europe faces 500,000 more deaths from covid-19 in February, WHO warns
The Supreme Court paves the way for New York prosecutors to obtain Trump's tax returns, a major defeat for the former president, who has fought fiercely to protect his financial documents from prosecutors.
The documents will be subject to the secrecy rules of the investigative jury that restrict their public disclosure.
February 23 -
February 23 -
Golfer Tiger Woods sustains serious injuries to both legs after a car accident Tuesday morning in Rancho Palos Verdes, California.
Tiger's first picture since his accident 0:35
An investigative jury votes not to charge any police officers in the death of Daniel Prude, a black man who died after police pinned him to the ground in March last year, the New York attorney general announces, Letitia James.
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Vaccine Advisors vote to recommend Johnson & Johnson covid-19 vaccine for the U.S., and CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky approves recommendation almost immediately.
It is the first of three licensed covid-19 vaccines to come in a single dose.
The US intelligence report on the murder of Jamal Khashoggi is released.
The report finds that the crown prince of Saudi Arabia, Mohammad bin Salman, approved the operation to capture or kill the Saudi journalist.
"The Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia, Muhammad bin Salman, approved an operation in Istanbul, Turkey, to capture or kill Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi," the executive summary of the report states.
Khashoggi murder: death penalty for five defendants 0:36
Biden signs the American Rescue Plan, a $ 1.9 billion economic aid package for covid-19.
The city of Minneapolis will pay George Floyd's estate $ 27 million after the city council voted unanimously to settle a lawsuit with his family.
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Eight people, including six Asian women, are shot and killed at three Atlanta-area spas.
The 21-year-old suspect, Robert Aaron Long, is arrested in Crisp County, about 150 miles south of Atlanta.
The Tax Service delays the deadline for filing taxes in the US this year by about a month, until May 17.
Ten people, including a Boulder police officer, are killed in a mass shooting at a supermarket in Boulder, Colorado.
Ahmad Al Aliwi Alissa, the 21-year-old suspect, faces 10 counts of murder.
At least 10 killed in shooting in Boulder, Colorado 2:38
Republicans in Georgia pass a comprehensive election bill, making it the first state on the presidential battlefield to impose new voting restrictions following Biden's victory.
The new law imposes new voter identification requirements for absentee ballots, empowers state officials to take over local election boards, limits the use of ballot boxes, and makes it illegal to approach voters in line to feed them and Water.
Major League Baseball announces that this season's All-Star Game and draft will not take place in Atlanta in response to Georgia's recently passed voting laws. On April 6, it is announced that the All-Star Game will take place at Coors Field in Denver.
Biden announces that he is targeting his administration to tighten restrictions on so-called ghost weapons and pistol stabilizer mounts that allow weapons to be used with greater precision.
The steps, which include nominating a gun control advocate to head the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, fulfill the commitment Biden made after two deadly shootings last month to take "common sense action. "immediately to address firearm violence.
How America's gun culture compares to the rest of the world
Daunte Wright, a 20-year-old black man, is shot and killed by police officer Kim Potter during a traffic stop in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota.
Potter is charged with willful murder without premeditation.
The CDC and FDA announce that they recommend that the United States stop use of Johnson & Johnson's covid-19 vaccine for six reported US cases of a "rare and serious" type of blood clot.
A former employee shoots and kills eight people and wounds several more at a FedEx Ground facility near the main Indianapolis airport.
April 20 -
April 20 -
A jury finds former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin guilty of all three counts in the death of George Floyd.
Chauvin is convicted of involuntary manslaughter and two other charges.
The Joe Biden government announces that the United States will restrict travel from India as of May 4 in response to the increase in cases and variants of coronavirus observed in the country.
SpaceX's Crew Dragon capsule returns from space and parachuted into the Gulf of Mexico, returning four astronauts from a record mission to the International Space Station.
The astronauts' safe return marks the end of NASA and SpaceX's historic mission, dubbed Crew-1, which set a record for the longest time in space, over five months, by a crew launched aboard. of a spaceship built in the United States.
This was the launch of Space X 6:19
: Facebook's Oversight Board ratifies Trump's suspension of the use of its platform.
The landmark move affirms the company's decision to suspend Trump in January after the riots in the US Capitol.The decision also applies to Facebook-owned Instagram, where it has an account.
The board says Facebook must review the decision within six months.
One of the largest fuel pipelines in the US is paralyzed after a cyberattack by ransomware forced a temporary shutdown of all operations.
Colonial Pipeline pays the group of hackers who carried out the cyberattack.
FDA expands emergency use authorization for Pfizer's covid-19 vaccine to include people ages 12-15.
This is the first COVID-19 vaccine in the United States licensed for use in adolescents.
What comes to the US after the first omicron case?
House Republicans vote to remove Representative Liz Cheney from office after she publicly rejected for months Trump's lie that he won the 2020 presidential election. New York Representative Elise Stefanik, she is chosen as his replacement on May 14.
The New York Attorney General's Office Letitia James announces that James will join the Manhattan District Attorney's office in a criminal investigation by the Trump Organization.
His office's investigation into the Trump Organization, which has been ongoing since 2019, will also continue as a civil investigation.
: The House votes to pass legislation to establish an independent commission to investigate the violent January 6 insurrection in the United States Capitol.
35 Republicans distanced themselves from their party to support the bill.
Biden signs a bill aimed at countering the rise in hate crimes against Asians during the coronavirus pandemic.
At least 2,800 hate crimes against Asians in the US 3:42
The Justice Department confirms that the Trump administration secretly sought and obtained the 2017 phone and email records of CNN correspondent Barbara Starr, the latest instance in which federal prosecutors have taken action against journalists in leak investigations.
The Wall Street Journal reports the findings of the US intelligence report that three researchers from China's Wuhan Institute of Virology fell ill in November 2019 and were hospitalized, a new detail on the severity of its symptoms that could fuel further debate about the origins of the coronavirus pandemic.
The WHO team investigating the origins of covid-19 visited the Hubei Center for the Control and Prevention of Animal Diseases in Wuhan on February 2, 2021.
Senate confirms (51-48) Kristen Clarke as the first woman, and the first woman of color, to lead the Justice Department's Civil Rights division.
Amazon announces that it has made a deal to acquire MGM, the home of James Bond and one of the most iconic film studios in Hollywood.
The deal, which is valued at $ 8.45 billion, gives Amazon an extensive library of movies and TV shows that it can use to round out its Prime Video content offerings.
A gunman opens fire in a public transportation train yard in San Jose, California, killing nine Valley Transportation Authority employees before committing suicide.
The Senate fails to advance a bill to create an independent investigation to investigate the deadly January 6 riot on Capitol Hill.
Only six Republican senators vote in favor of the bill.
Joe Biden's government announces a plan to share the first 25 million doses of the covid-19 vaccine with the rest of the world and a general framework to distribute at least 80 million doses by the end of June.
At least 75% of these donated vaccines will be shared with the global vaccination program called Covid-19 Vaccines Global Access, or Covax, and 25% will be shared directly with countries in need.
Covax distributes 20 million doses of vaccine 0:32
: Biden signs legislation establishing June 19 as the 16th National Independence Day, a federal holiday that commemorates the end of slavery in the United States.
The Supreme Court rules (9-0) against the NCAA, saying student-athletes can receive education-related payments, in a case that could reshape college sports by allowing more money from a US $ sector. 1 billion go to the players.
Las Vegas Raiders player Carl Nassib becomes the first active NFL player in league history to announce that he is gay.
A 13-story residential building partially collapses in the South Florida community of Surfside, killing 98 people.
Surfside: Argentina desperate for missing friends 1:09
Rudy Giuliani, Trump's former personal attorney, is suspended from practicing law in New York by an appeals court that found he made "demonstrably false and misleading statements" about the 2020 election.
Chauvin, the cop who killed George Floyd on a Minneapolis street in 2020, is sentenced to 22 1/2 years in prison.
Under Minnesota law, Chauvin must serve two-thirds of his sentence, or 15 years, and will then be eligible for supervised release for the remaining time.
Damarra Atkins pays tribute to George Floyd at George Floyd Plaza on April 23 in Minneapolis.
June 28 -
June 28 -
US cities in the Pacific Northwest, including Portland and Seattle, report their highest temperatures on record.
Bill Cosby is released from prison after Pennsylvania's highest court overturns his 2018 sexual assault conviction, saying the actor's due process rights were violated.
Cosby gets out of prison 1:05
July 1 -
July 1 -
New York prosecutors charge the Trump Organization and Trump Payroll Corporation with 10 felonies and CFO Allen Weisselberg with 15 felonies in connection with an alleged tax scheme dating back to 2005.
US Defense officials report that the last US soldiers have left Bagram Air Base, marking the end of the US presence in the sprawling compound that became the center of military power in Afghanistan.
Giuliani's license is suspended in Washington, after he temporarily lost his license in New York for promoting electoral lies.
14-year-old Zaila Avant-garde becomes the first black person to win the Scripps National Spelling Bee.
Richard Branson becomes the first person to travel into space aboard a rocket he helped finance.
Also aboard the supersonic space plane developed by his company, Virgin Galactic, were employees Beth Moses, Colin Bennett and Sirisha Bandla, as well as pilots Dave Mackay and Michael Masucci.
Branson and Virgin Galactic begin their 1:18 takeoff into space
Jeff Bezos travels into space and returns on an 11-minute journey aboard the rocket and capsule system developed by his space company, Blue Origin.
Also on board is Bezos's brother, Mark Bezos, Wally Funk, an 82-year-old pilot and one of the "Mercury 13" women who trained for space in the 20th century but never flew, and Oliver Daemen. , 18, fresh out of high school, who was Blue Origin's first paying customer.
This was the takeoff of Bezos on the Blue Origin 3:37 rocket
The House Select Committee on the January 6 attack on the United States Capitol begins its first hearing with the heartbreaking testimony of police officers who experienced firsthand the violent events of that day at the hands of a mob supporter of Donald Trump.
Simone Biles withdraws from individual competition at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics to focus on her mental health, USA Gymnastics announces.
Simone Biles withdrew from competition at the Olympics.
New York Attorney General Letitia James publishes a report finding that New York Democratic Governor Andrew Cuomo sexually harassed 11 women and created a "hostile" work environment.
On August 10, Cuomo announces that he will resign.
August 18 -
August 18 -
US health officials and medical experts announce booster doses of the COVID-19 vaccine will be offered this fall, subject to FDA clearance and CDC approval.
- The FDA grants full approval to the Pfizer / BioNTech covid-19 vaccine for people age 16 and older, making it the first coronavirus vaccine to be approved by the FDA.
Kathy Hochul is sworn in as New York's first governor, replacing Cuomo, who resigned amid multiple scandals.
An explosion occurs outside the Kabul airport as the United States and other countries try to evacuate their citizens and Afghans at risk from the Taliban.
Thirteen US military personnel and dozens of Afghan citizens die.
This is life in Afghanistan under the Taliban 4:01
29 de agosto: el huracán Ida toca tierra como huracán de categoría 4 en Louisiana. El ciclón cobra la vida de al menos 34 personas en Louisiana, Alabama y Mississippi, destruye negocios y vecindarios y deja sin electricidad a cientos de miles. El 31 de agosto, lo que queda de Ida se dirige al noreste. Al menos 60 personas mueren en Nueva York, Nueva Jersey, Connecticut, Maryland, Pensilvania y Virginia.
30 de agosto: el general Frank McKenzie, comandante del Comando Central de Estados Unidos, anuncia que los últimos aviones militares estadounidenses han salido de Afganistán. La partida marca el final de una salida tensa, caótica y sangrienta de la guerra más larga de Estados Unidos.
El último soldado de EE.UU. en Afganistán sale de Kabul.
1 de septiembre: una controvertida ley de Texas que prohíbe los abortos a las seis semanas entra en vigencia después de que la Corte Suprema y una corte federal de apelaciones no se pronunciaran sobre las solicitudes de emergencia pendientes presentadas por los proveedores de servicios de aborto.
17 de septiembre: una investigación militar de Estados Unidos sobre un ataque con drones en agosto en Kabul concluye que mató a 10 civiles y que el conductor del vehículo al que se dirigió el ataque probablemente no era una amenaza asociada con ISIS-K, anunció Krank McKenzie en el Pentágono.
22 de septiembre: la FDA anuncia que otorgó autorización para el uso de emergencia de una dosis de refuerzo de la vacuna contra el covid-19 de Pfizer en personas de 65 años o más, personas con alto riesgo de enfermedad grave y personas cuyos trabajos los ponen en riesgo de infección.
27 de septiembre: un jurado declara culpable al cantante de R&B R. Kelly de un total de nueve cargos: un cargo de extorsión, con 14 actos subyacentes que incluyen cargos de explotación sexual de un menor, secuestro, soborno y tráfico sexual, y también ocho cargos adicionales de violaciones de la Ley Mann, una ley de tráfico sexual.
The identity of the Facebook whistleblower, who posted tens of thousands of pages of internal investigation and documents indicating that the company was aware of various problems caused by its apps, is revealed in "60 Minutes."
It's about Frances Haugen.
On October 5, Haugen testifies before a Senate subcommittee.
Frances Haugen, Facebook's worst nightmare?
: The Senate Judiciary Committee publishes a comprehensive report on how Trump and a prominent Justice Department attorney attempted to overturn the 2020 presidential election.
Ninety-year-old William Shatner, who rose to fame playing Captain Kirk in the original "Star Trek," skims the edge of outer space aboard the New Shepard spacecraft, developed by the Rocket Company of London. Jeff Bezos, Blue Origin.
He is the oldest person to go into space.
With him are three crewmates.
Almost in tears, William Shatner recounted his journey into space 8:09
FDA vaccine advisers unanimously vote to recommend authorization for emergency use of a booster dose of Moderna's covid-19 vaccine.
The White House announces that foreign visitors who are fully vaccinated against covid-19 will be able to travel to the United States as of November 8.
More stringent requirements for travelers arriving in the US go into effect
Important international news in 2021
Sriwijaya Air Flight 182, a Boeing 737-500, crashes into the ocean minutes after takeoff.
All 62 people on board die.
Plane disappears from radar in Indonesia after take off 0:50
A renowned critic of the Kremlin, Alexey Navalny, is detained by police in Russia, moments after his return to the country and five months after he was poisoned with the nerve agent Novichok.
He is ordered to remain in custody for 30 days during a surprise hearing in Russia.
: At least 32 people are killed and more than 100 injured in a double suicide bombing in Baghdad, the first suicide attack in that city in nearly two years.
ISIS later claims responsibility.
Myanmar's army seizes control of the country in a coup and declares an emergency, following the arrest of Aung San Suu Kyi and other senior government leaders.
The brutality that is being experienced in Myanmar 10:10
A Moscow court sentences Russian opposition leader Alexey Navalny to prison for more than two and a half years, sparking protests across the country.
The verdict takes into account the 11 months that Navalny spent under house arrest.
The UAE's first mission to Mars, known as the Hope Probe, reaches the red planet and successfully enters orbit on its first attempt.
Hope Probe marks the United Arab Emirates as the fifth country in history to reach Mars and the first in the Arab world.
After traveling through space for seven months, China's Tianwen-1 probe successfully reaches Mars and enters the planet's orbit.
Incredible images of Mars sent by Chinese mission 0:47
12 de febrero: el jefe de los Juegos Olímpicos de Tokio 2020, Yoshiro Mori, dimite después de que los comentarios sexistas que hizo sobre las mujeres se filtraran a los medios japoneses.
1 de marzo: un tribunal francés condena al expresidente Nicolas Sarkozy a tres años de prisión por corrupción y tráfico de influencias, pero suspende dos años de la sentencia. El juez dice que Sarkozy puede cumplir la sentencia usando un brazalete electrónico en casa. El abogado de Sarkozy dice que apelará el fallo.
5 de marzo: el papa Francisco llega a Bagdad, Iraq, para realizar un recorrido histórico por la nación devastada por la guerra, donde se reúne con miembros de la comunidad cristiana del país. El viaje es la primera visita papal a Iraq.
Pope visited terrorist-hit sites in Iraq 2:49
The long-awaited interview of Meghan, Duchess of Sussex and Prince Harry with Oprah Winfrey airs.
Over the course of the two-hour special, the couple criticize the way the British royal institution treated them, saying they had no choice but to leave the life of royalty.
Meghan and Harry with Oprah: CBS shows new revelations 1:47
Germany, Italy, Spain and France temporarily stop vaccination with Oxford-AstraZeneca against COVID-19 due to a small number of blood clot problems.
Plans to resume the vaccination process are announced three days later.
19 de marzo: la vicepresidenta de Tanzania, Samia Suluhu Hassan, toma juramento como la primera mujer presidenta del país, dos días después de que se anunció la muerte del presidente John Magufuli, uno de los escépticos más prominentes del covid-19 de África.
23 de marzo: El Ever Given, un buque de 224.000 toneladas, encalló en el Canal de Suez. El atasco de tráfico resultante obstaculiza el suministro mundial de petróleo. El buque se desatascó por completo el 29 de marzo.
30 de marzo: la Organización Mundial de la Salud publica un informe de 120 páginas que dice que el nuevo coronavirus que causa el covid-19 probablemente se propagó a las personas a través de un animal, y probablemente comenzó a propagarse entre los humanos no más de uno o dos meses antes de que se notara en diciembre de 2019. Una declaración conjunta emitida por el Reino Unido, Estados Unidos y otros 12 países pide una evaluación más transparente.
9 de abril: el Palacio de Buckingham anuncia que el príncipe Felipe, esposo de la reina Isabel II, ha muerto a los 99 años.
9 de abril: el volcán La Soufrière en la isla caribeña de San Vicente entra en erupción.
A stampede breaks out on Israel's Mount Meron, killing at least 45 people and injuring more than 150. Worshipers gathered on the mountain to mark the holiday of Lag Ba'Omer, an annual event in which Participants sing, dance and light bonfires in tribute to the sage Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai of the second century at the place where he was buried.
An overpass carrying the subway collapses in Mexico City, killing at least 26 people, including children, according to local government officials.
At least 79 people are hospitalized.
Learn what Mexico City does in the face of the 1:37 subway tragedy
8 de mayo: al menos 90 personas mueren y más de 150 resultan heridas en una explosión cerca de una escuela secundaria para niñas en la capital afgana, Kabul. La explosión fue causada por un carro bomba seguido de dos explosiones de artefactos explosivos improvisados.
20 de mayo: Israel y el grupo militante palestino Hamas acuerdan un alto el fuego después de más de una semana de conflicto que dejó cientos de muertos. Durante 11 días, las Fuerzas de Defensa de Israel llevaron a cabo un devastador bombardeo aéreo de Gaza, mientras que el grupo militar palestino Hamas lanzó miles de cohetes contra Israel. Los ataques aéreos israelíes mataron al menos a 248 palestinos, incluidos al menos 66 niños, según el Ministerio de Salud dirigido por Hamas allí. Al menos 12 personas en Israel, incluidos dos niños, murieron por el fuego de militantes palestinos desde Gaza, según las FDI y el servicio de emergencia de Israel.
23 de mayo: el vuelo 4978 de Ryanair que viajaba de Atenas, Grecia a Vilnius, Lituania, es desviado poco antes del aterrizaje por el control de tráfico aéreo bielorruso a la capital Minsk debido a una supuesta alerta de seguridad. Roman Pratasevich, un activista de la oposición de Bielorrusia y pasajero del avión, es arrestado tan pronto como aterriza el avión.
29 de mayo: el primer ministro de Reino Unido, Boris Johnson, se casa con su prometida Carrie Symonds en una boda secreta en la catedral de Westminster en Londres.
31 de mayo: el gobierno chino permitirá que las parejas tengan tres hijos, según la agencia de noticias estatal Xinhua.
Duchess Meghan gives birth to the couple's second child, a daughter who weighs 7 pounds, 11 ounces.
The baby's name is Lilibet 'Lili' Diana Mountbatten-Windsor.
Prince Harry and Meghan's daughter is born 0:55
Benjamin Netanyahu loses office for the first time in 12 years after his rival Naftali Bennett won a parliamentary vote to form a government in Israel.
17 de junio: China lanza con éxito a tres astronautas al espacio desde el Centro de Lanzamiento de Satélites de Jiuquan, en el desierto de Gobi, en el noroeste de China. La misión envió a la tripulación al módulo central de la estación espacial planeada, llamado Tiangong o "Palacio Celestial", que todavía está en construcción en una órbita terrestre baja. La tripulación permanecerá en órbita durante tres meses, durante los cuales se probará el sistema de soporte vital y el mantenimiento.
19 de junio: Ebrahim Raisi gana las elecciones presidenciales en Irán, asegurando casi 18 millones de los casi 29 millones de votos emitidos. La participación general de los votantes fue solo del 48,8%, la más baja en cualquier elección presidencial desde el establecimiento de la República Islámica en 1979.
8 de julio: los funcionarios anuncian que los Juegos Olímpicos de Tokio 2020 no tendrán espectadores, después de que Japón declarara un nuevo estado de emergencia en Tokio debido al covid-19.
14-15 de julio: las inundaciones catastróficas en Europa occidental traen dos meses de lluvia en un día. Más de 220 personas mueren.
9 de agosto: el Panel Intergubernamental sobre Cambio Climático (IPCC) de las Naciones Unidas publica el informe más completo y concluyente sobre el "estado de la ciencia" acerca de la crisis climática. El secretario general de la ONU, António Guterres, califica el informe como "un código rojo para la humanidad", y señala que "el calentamiento global afecta a todas las regiones de la Tierra, y muchos de los cambios se vuelven irreversibles".
- Es necesaria "una acción sin precedentes inmediata para que evitemos un caos a nivel mundial", dice experto del IPCC
Twenty-two-year-old Jake Davison shoots and kills five people in the English city of Plymouth.
It is the deadliest incident of its kind in the area since 2010, when a shooting in Cumbria, northern England, claimed 12 lives.
A 7.2 magnitude earthquake hits Haiti.
At least 2,246 people die and more than 12,763 are injured.
The path of Haitian migrants crossing Colombia 3:06
The Taliban take control of the Afghan capital, Kabul, almost two decades since they were driven out by US troops.
3 de septiembre: la policía de Nueva Zelandia mata a un partidario de ISIS después de que apuñalara a siete personas en un supermercado en el suburbio de Nueva Lynn en Auckland.
7 de septiembre: la Corte Suprema de México dictamina por unanimidad que penalizar el aborto es inconstitucional, en una decisión que se espera sienta un precedente para el estatus legal del aborto en todo el país.
- En estos países el aborto es legal (y en estos otros no se permite bajo ninguna circunstancia)
13 de septiembre: Corea del Norte afirma que probó con éxito nuevos misiles de crucero de largo alcance, según la Agencia Central de Noticias de Corea (KCNA) estatal del país.
26 de septiembre: el Partido Socialdemócrata (SPD) de izquierda de Alemania gana por un estrecho margen la mayor parte de los escaños parlamentarios tras las elecciones federales. Tanto el SPD como la conservadora Unión Demócrata Cristiana con su socio de coalición, la Unión Social Cristiana, han dicho que quieren iniciar negociaciones de coalición para formar un nuevo gobierno.
4 de octubre: Fumio Kishida asume el cargo de nuevo primer ministro de Japón.
13 de octubre: cinco personas mueren y tres resultan heridas en un ataque con arco y flecha en la ciudad noruega de Kongsberg. Un ciudadano danés de 37 años es arrestado y acusado.
Premios y ganadores de 2021
7 de febrero: el Super Bowl LV se lleva a cabo en el Estadio Raymond James en Tampa, Florida. Los Tampa Bay Buccaneers derrotan a los Kansas City Chiefs 31-9. Es la primera vez en la historia del Super Bowl que un equipo gana en su estadio local.
8-21 de febrero: se lleva a cabo la edición 109 del Abierto de Australia. Novak Djokovic derrota a Daniil Medvedev en la final masculina, para ganar un noveno título récord del Abierto de Australia. Naomi Osaka derrota a Jennifer Brady en la final femenina.
15 de febrero: Michael McDowell gana la edición 63 anual de las 500 Millas de Daytona.
The 78th edition of the Golden Globes is presented with Tina Fey and Amy Poehler as hosts.
The ceremony usually takes place in January, but was postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic.
This is how the Golden Globes were in times of pandemic 2:56
The 63rd Grammy Awards are held at the Los Angeles Convention Center.
The 27th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards takes place.
The 85th Masters tournament takes place.
Hideki Matsuyama wins, becoming the first Japanese to win a major golf tournament.
The 93rd annual Academy Awards or Oscars are broadcast.
Watch the best moments of the Oscars 2021 2:12
23 de mayo: el golfista Phil Mickelson gana el 103 ° Campeonato de la PGA en Kiawah Island Golf Resort en Carolina del Sur. Mickelson, de 50 años, se convierte en el ganador de mayor edad de un major de golf.
30 de mayo: Helio Castroneves gana la 105ª carrera de las 500 Millas de Indianápolis frente a aproximadamente 135.000 aficionados, aproximadamente el 40% de la capacidad del Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Es la cuarta victoria récord de Castroneves en la pista.
30 de mayo-13 de junio: el Abierto de Francia se lleva a cabo en el Estadio Roland-Garros de París. Originalmente programado para el 17 de mayo al 6 de junio, fue reprogramado debido a la pandemia de coronavirus.
11 de junio: se anuncian los premios Pulitzer.
17-20 de junio: Jon Rahm de España gana el 121º Abierto de Estados Unidos en el campo de golf Torrey Pines en San Diego. Esta es la primera victoria de Rahm en un campeonato importante.
25 de junio: la edición 48 anual de los premios Emmy se entregan virtualmente debido a la pandemia de coronavirus.
26 de junio al 18 de julio: se lleva a cabo el 108 ° Tour de Francia. Tadej Pogacar gana su segundo maillot amarillo consecutivo.
20 de julio: los Milwaukee Bucks se convierten en campeones de la NBA por primera vez en 50 años al derrotar a los Phoenix Suns 105-98 en el Juego 6.
23 de julio al 8 de agosto: se llevan a cabo los Juegos Olímpicos de Tokio 2020.
24 de agosto al 5 de septiembre: tienen lugar los Juegos Paralímpicos de Tokio 2020.
30 de agosto-12 de septiembre: se lleva a cabo el Torneo Abierto de Tenis de EE.UU. Daniil Medvedev derrota a Novak Djokovic y Emma Raducanu derrota a Leylah Fernandez, convirtiéndose en la ganadora más joven de Grand Slam desde que Maria Sharapova ganó Wimbledon en 2004.
4 al 11 de octubre: se anuncian los premios Nobel. El premio Nobel de la Paz se otorga a los periodistas Maria Ressa y Dmitry Muratov por sus esfuerzos para salvaguardar la libertad de expresión en Filipinas y Rusia.
14 de octubre: Chicago Sky gana su primer campeonato de la WNBA, derrotando a Phoenix Mercury 80-74 en el Juego 4.
The Atlanta Braves win the World Series, defeating the Houston Astros 7-0 in Game 6.