On This Day

Events in History in 2021 (Part 3)

Events 401 - 405 of 405

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Jul 11 Billionaire Richard Branson flies to the edge of space on his Virgin Galactic rocket plane in space tourism test

Business Magnate Richard Branson
Business Magnate
Richard Branson
  • Jul 12 At least 92 people die in a fire in a COVID-19 hospital ward in Iraqi city of Nasiriya
  • Jul 13 "Unprecedented" early fire season in western US as 67 large fires and nearly 918,000 acres reported burnt by Interagency Fire Center [1]

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Jul 13 337 die in violent protests and looting in South Africa following the jailing of Jacob Zuma, with more than 200 shopping malls set alight [1]

President of South Africa Jacob Zuma
President of South Africa
Jacob Zuma
  • Jul 14 Drug overdose deaths in the US rose 30% to record 93,000 in 2020 according to CDC [1]