On This Day

What Happened on January 21, 2021

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Avril Haines is sworn in as the first female US Director of National Intelligence by VP Kamala Harris

49th US Vice President and Senator Kamala Harris
49th US Vice President and Senator
Kamala Harris

Famous Deaths

  • David Bolton, English rugby league five eighth (23 caps Great Britain; Wigan, Balmain) and coach (Parramatta), dies at 83
2021 Highlights

About January 21, 2021

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 1 month and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Aquarius