2021 (MMXXI) is the current year. It is a common year beginning on Friday in the Gregorian calendar. It is also the number 2021 Anno Domini, the twenty-first year of the XXI century and the III millennium. It is the first year of the third decade of the 21st century and the second of the 2020s.
The year 2021 is:
the Year of the Ox, according to the Chinese horoscope.
the beginning of the United Nations Decade on Ecosystem Restoration (2021-2030), according to the UN. 
the International Year of the Creative Economy for Sustainable Development, according to the UN. 
the International Year of Fruits and Vegetables, according to the UN.  
the International Year for the Elimination of Child Labor, according to the UN. 
the International Year of Peace and Trust, according to the UN. 
the Year of Independence and Greatness of Mexico, in accordance with the Government of Mexico. 
the Year of the Bicentennial of Peru: 200 years of Independence, according to the Government of Peru. 
the Year of the Bicentennial of the Battle of Carabobo, according to the Government of Venezuela. 
the Year of Tribute to the Nobel Prize in Medicine Dr. César Milstein, 60 years after his return to his native country, according to the Government of Argentina.
January 2: The 245th anniversary of the transfer of Guatemala City to its current settlement.
January 3: In Iran, 1 year of the assassination of Qasem Soleimani is commemorated.
January 10: It is 5 years since the death of British singer David Bowie.
January 11: 30 years have passed since the death of physicist Carl David Anderson.
January 15: 20 years have passed since Wikipedia was created.
January 20: It is 60 years since John F. Kennedy assumed the presidency of the United States.
January 22: The Mexican television show Ventaneando celebrates 25 years since its first broadcast in 1996. It is produced by TV Azteca.
January 23: Centenary of the creation of Deportivo Alavés.
January 26: The first anniversary of the death of basketball player Kobe Bryant is celebrated.
January 28: Fifth centenary of the start of the Diet of Worms.
January 30: 30 years have passed since the death of electrical engineer John Bardeen.
February 4: Innuendo celebrates 30 years, Queen's last album with Freddie Mercury alive.
It is 5 years since the 2016 Taiwan earthquake.
It is 10 years since the death of guitarist Gary Moore.
It commemorates 100 years of the film The Kid, by actor Charles Chaplin.
February 7: In China, 1 year of the death of ophthalmologist Li Wenliang is commemorated.
February 12: It is 90 years since the foundation of Vatican Radio, in Italy, whose mentor was the holy Pope Pius XI.
February 18: Courage the Cowardly Dog pilot "Courage the Cowardly Dog" celebrates 25 years.
February 21: It marks 35 years since The Legend of Zelda was released, for the Famicom Disk System peripheral in Japan and the Nintendo Entertainment System in the West.
February 23: It is 40 years since the 1981 coup attempt in Spain.
February 24: Bicentennial of the promulgation of the Plan of Iguala.
February 26: Bicentennial of the death of the philosopher Joseph de Maistre.
February 27: 25 years of the Pokemon Franchise are celebrated.
March 8: International Women's Day marked by feminist social movements around the world.
Centenary of the birth of the Argentine musician Astor Piazzolla.
Tenth anniversary of the 2011 Japan Earthquake and Tsunami.
March 15: 18 years have passed since the children's series, 31 minutes made its premiere on television.
March 16: 1000 years have passed since the death of San Heriberto de Colonia.
March 18: It marks 10 years of the American comedy film of the alien Paul.
March 21: 70 years of inin broadcasts are celebrated