- Renaissance masterpiece The Ghent Altarpiece (1432) by Hubert and Jan Van Eyck goes on display, after seven-year restoration, in St Bravo's Cathedral in Ghent, Belgium 
- Republican-led Georgia Senate passes restrictive changes to state voting. President Joe Biden calls it "Jim Crow in the 21st Century" and "a blatant attack on the Constitution".
- US President Joe Biden announces a new goal of 200 million vaccinations in his administration's first 100 days (previously 100 million)
- Beverly Cleary, American Newberry Medal winning writer of children's and young adult fiction (Ramona series, 1955-99), dies at 104
- Bobby Brown, American baseball third baseman (NY Yankees; World Series 1947, 49–51) and executive (president American League 1984-94), dies at 96
- Larry McMurtry, American Pulitzer Prize winning novelist (Lonesome Dove), and Academy Award winning scriptwriter (Brokeback Mountain), dies at 84 
- Stan Albeck, American basketball coach (Cleveland Cavaliers, San Antonio Spurs, New Jersey Nets, Chicago Bulls), dies from a stroke at 89