2021 Top Ten of Conflict

2021 storming of the United States Capitol
On January 6, 2021, the United States Capitol was stormed during a riot and violent attack against the United States Congress. A mob of supporters of President Donald Trump attempted to overturn his defeat in the 2020 United States presidential election by disrupting the joint session of Congress assembled to count electoral votes to formalize Joe Biden's victory. The Capitol complex was locked down and lawmakers and staff were evacuated while rioters occupied and vandalized the building for several hours
Donald Trump
Donald John Trump is an American media personality and businessman who served as the 45th president of the United States from 2017 to 2021
2021
2021 (MMXXI) is the current year, and is a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2021st year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 21st year of the 3rd millennium, the 21st year of the 21st century, and the 2nd year of the 2020s decade
Deaths in 2021
The following deaths of notable individuals occurred in 2021. Names are reported under the date of death, in alphabetical order by surname or pseudonym. A typical entry reports information in the following sequence:Name, age, country of citizenship at birth, subsequent nationality, what subject was noted for, cause of death, and reference
Royal Rumble (2021)
The 2021 Royal Rumble was a professional wrestling pay-per-view and WWE Network event produced by WWE for its Raw and SmackDown brand divisions. It took place on January 31, 2021, and was broadcast from the WWE ThunderDome, hosted at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida. It was the 34th event under the Royal Rumble chronology. It was also the first Royal Rumble since the death of Pat Patterson, who created the Royal Rumble match
Second impeachment of Donald Trump
The second impeachment of Donald Trump, the 45th president of the United States, occurred on January 13, 2021, one week before his term expired. It was the fourth impeachment of a United States president, and the second for Trump after his first impeachment in December 2019. Ten Republican representatives voted for the second impeachment, the most pro-impeachment votes ever from a president's party. This was also the first presidential impeachment in which all majority caucus members voted unanimously for
2024 United States presidential election
The 2024 United States presidential election will be the 60th quadrennial presidential election, scheduled for Tuesday, November 5, 2024. It will be the first presidential election to be run with population data from the 2020 census. Joe Biden is expected to be the incumbent president at the time of the election
GameStop short squeeze
In January 2021, a short squeeze of the stock of the American video game retailer GameStop and other securities took place, causing major financial consequences for certain hedge funds and large losses for short sellers. Approximately 140 percent of GameStop's public float had been sold short, and the rush to buy shares to cover those positions as the price rose caused it to rise even farther. The short squeeze was initially and primarily triggered by users of the subreddit r/wallstreetbets, an Internet
Joe Biden
Joseph Robinette Biden Jr. is an American politician who is the 46th and current president of the United States. A member of the Democratic Party, he served as the 47th vice president from 2009 to 2017 under Barack Obama and represented Delaware in the United States Senate from 1973 to 2009
Sophie (musician)
Sophie Xeon, known mononymously as Sophie, was a Scottish musician, record producer, singer, songwriter, and DJ. Known for a brash and "hyperkinetic" take on pop music, Sophie worked closely with artists from the PC Music label, including A.G. Cook and GFOTY, and produced for acts such as Charli XCX, Vince Staples, Kim Petras, Madonna, Let's Eat Grandma, and Namie Amuro