January 21

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened throughout history on January 21. From 1900 until now. January 21 is under the sign of Aquarius. Famous birthdays on this day include Marie Trintignant (1962), Geena Davis (1956) and Vanessa Hessler (1988). Several movies were released around January 21 over the years, such as Amar Prem in 1972 directed by Shakti Samanta and Jules and Jim in 1962 directed by François Truffaut.
But much more happened on January 21 over the years: find out below

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Promised Land

Promised Land

Release year: 2022

Directed by: Gus Van Sant

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of January 21?


Holidays

  • National Hugging Day
  • Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Agnes.
  • Mauritius - Thaipoosam Cavadee.
  • UN Arms Day

Events

  • 2019 Maidan Shar attack: A Taliban attack on a National Directorate of Security compound in the central Maidan Wardak Province, kills 126 security personnel, according to local officials. (The Guardian)
  • 2018 Six insurgents kill at least 18 people, including 4 Afghans and 14 foreigners, in a 13-hour gun battle. The Afghan Interior Ministry says that the siege ended when the last gunman was shot dead. NATO reports that "no foreign troops" died. The Taliban claim that they sent five suicide bombers armed with hand grenades and AK-47 assault rifles. The Afghan government blames the attack on the Pakistan-based Haqqani network. (CBS News), (AP via NBC News), (BBC)
  • 2017 War in North-West Pakistan: 2017 Parachinar bombing: At least 22 people are killed and around 90 injured after a bomb explodes at a vegetable market in Parachinar in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas of Pakistan. (Al Jazeera), (AP), (Bernama via AstroAwan), (Radio Pakistan)Lashkar-i-Jhangvi al-Alami and Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan released joint statements claiming responsibility through text messages sent to journalists. (Dawn News), (Reuters)
  • 2016 Somali Civil War (2009–present): Al-Shabaab militants attack the Lido or beach area in Mogadishu. At least 20 people are reportedly killed. (BBC) (The Telegraph)
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The American Way Of Death by Jessica Mitford

The American Way Of Death

Year: 1964

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"Mitford's funny and unforgiving book is the best memento mori we are likely to get. It should be updated and reissued each decade for our spiritual health."--The

On The Run by Iris Johansen

On The Run

Year: 2006

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For eight years, single mother Grace Archer has been living a picture-perfect life raising her daughter on a horse farm in the small town of Tallanville, Alabama.

On Writing by Stephen King

On Writing

Year: 2001

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“Long live the King” hailed Entertainment Weekly upon publication of Stephen King’s On Writing. Part memoir, part master class by one of the bestselling authors of all time, this superb volume

The Catcher In The Rye by J.D. Salinger

The Catcher In The Rye

Year: 1952

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Anyone who has read J.D. Salinger's New Yorker stories--particularly A Perfect Day for Bananafish, Uncle Wiggily in Connecticut, The Laughing Man, and For Esme With Love and Squalor--will not be surprised by the fact that his first novel is full …

Remembrance by Danielle Steel

Remembrance

Year: 1982

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Her beloved Italian homeland shattered in the wake of World War II, exquisite Serena, Principessa di San Tibaldo, has nothing left except her name, her ancestry...

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