On This Day

Historical Events on February 21 (Part 2)

  • 2021 Australian Open Men's Tennis: Novak Đoković of Serbia wins a record extending 9th Australian title; dominates Russian Daniil Medvedev 7-5, 6-2, 6-2
  • 2021 Englishwoman Jasmine Harrison (21) becomes the youngest woman to row across an ocean arriving in Antigua as part of the Atlantic Challenge after 70 days, 3 hours, 48 minutes
  • 2021 First democratic transfer of power in Niger, the world's poorest country, as former interior minister Mohamed Bazoum wins Presidential election [1]
  • 2021 WHO pleads with Tanzania to start reporting COVID-19 cases amid fears of a hidden epidemic in the country