2021 was a simple year, which started on Friday. 2021 is the twenty-first year of the 3rd millennium, the twenty-first year of the 21st century and the second year of the 2020s.
January 1 - The main gas pipeline "Balkan Stream" in Serbia, which delivers Russian gas through Turkey and Bulgaria, and which stretches for 403 kilometers from Zajecar to Horgos, was officially put into operation in Gospodjinci, near Zabalj.
Eight young people suffocated on New Year's Eve near Posušje in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
January 6 - Protesters gather in Washington and storm a congressional building on the Capitol, killing four people.
January 9 - An Indonesian passenger plane crashes shortly after taking off from Jakarta, killing 56 passengers and six crew members.
January 10 - At least four people are killed in Spain, where storm Philomena brought unprecedented snowfall.
January 11 - The number of people infected with Kovid-19 exceeds 90 million cases worldwide.
January 14 - The US House of Representatives votes to recall outgoing US President Donald Trump after occupying the Capitol building, making him the first president to be recalled twice in US history.
January 15 - Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte and his government collectively resign over reports of mismanagement of childcare subsidies, threatening the livelihoods of thousands of families.
An earthquake on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi claimed 42 lives and injured more than 800.
The number of deaths from Kovid-19 has exceeded 2 million worldwide. The United States became the first country in which 400,000 people died as a result of this virus.
January 16 - At least two members of the Afghan security forces open fire and kill 12 colleagues in the western province of Herat.
January 20 - Joe Biden is sworn in and takes office as the 46th President of the United States.
At least two people were killed in an explosion that collapsed part of a building in central Madrid.
January 21 - At least 32 people are killed in a bomb attack on a market in Baghdad.
January 22 - Commander of the Third Corps of the Army of BiH, Sakib Mahmuljin, sentenced to 10 years in prison for crimes against prisoners�