Replaying Monday, December 21, 2020

The December 21, 2020 was a Monday under the star sign of . It was the 355 day of the year. President of the United States was Donald J. Trump.

If you were born on this day, you are 0 years old. Your last birthday was on the Monday, December 21, 2020, 66 days ago. Your next birthday is on Tuesday, December 21, 2021, in 298 days. You have lived for 66 days, or about 1,599 hours, or about 95,979 minutes, or about 5,758,747 seconds.

Some people who share this birthday:

  • Robert Brown (soldier, librarian, physician, surgeon, curator, botanist, mycologist, pteridologist, bryologist, born December 21, 1773)
  • Hu Jintao (politician, engineer, born December 21, 1942)
  • Frank Zappa (screenwriter, singer, musician, guitarist, record producer, actor, songwriter, voice actor, film producer, composer, journalist, jazz musician, born December 21, 1940)
  • Jean Racine (playwright, poet, translator, author, librettist, born December 21, 1639)
  • Benjamin Disraeli (politician, novelist, writer, biographer, born December 21, 1804)
  • Heinrich Böll (screenwriter, novelist, writer, poet, translator, author, lyricist, born December 21, 1917)
  • Mikheil Saakashvili (politician, lawyer, jurist, born December 21, 1967)
  • Kurt Waldheim (politician, military officer, lawyer, autobiographer, diplomat, born December 21, 1918)
  • Konstantin Rokossovsky (politician, military officer, born December 21, 1896)
  • Chris Evert (tennis player, born December 21, 1954)
  • Jane Fonda (writer, actor, film actor, stage actor, film producer, model, born December 21, 1937)
  • Samuel L. Jackson (actor, film actor, television actor, voice actor, film producer, character actor, born December 21, 1948)
  • David Don (librarian, botanist, pteridologist, born December 21, 1799)
  • Leopold von Ranke (writer, historian, university teacher, academic, born December 21, 1795)
  • Paco de Lucía (guitarist, composer, film score composer, jazz musician, jazz guitarist, classical guitarist, born December 21, 1947)
  • H.J. Muller (university teacher, biologist, geneticist, biophysicist, born December 21, 1890)
  • Kiefer Sutherland (film director, actor, songwriter, film actor, television actor, voice actor, film producer, television producer, television director, born December 21, 1966)
  • Roger Williams (theologian, born December 21, 1603)
  • Thomas Sankara (politician, military personnel, guitarist, born December 21, 1949)
  • Florence Griffith (sprinter, born December 21, 1959)
  • Charles Michel (politician, lawyer, born December 21, 1975)
  • Jan Łukasiewicz (mathematician, philosopher, university teacher, computer scientist, born December 21, 1878)
  • Peter Mogila (priest, Orthodox priest, born December 21, 1596)
  • Sewall Wright (university teacher, biologist, geneticist, statistician, born December 21, 1889)
  • Seichō Matsumoto (novelist, writer, journalist, born December 21, 1909)
  • Kalevi Sorsa (politician, diplomat, born December 21, 1930)
  • Marco Borsato (singer, born December 21, 1966)
  • Lorenzo Bandini (racing automobile driver, motorcycle racer, born December 21, 1935)
  • Tadeusz Boy-Żeleński (writer, poet, translator, journalist, university teacher, literary critic, linguist, born December 21, 1874)
  • Thomas Couture (painter, born December 21, 1815)
  • Carl Wilson (musician, guitarist, record producer, songwriter, composer, born December 21, 1946)
  • Ove Sprogøe (actor, film actor, stage actor, born December 21, 1919)
  • Albert VI, Archduke of Austria (sovereign, born December 12, 1418)
  • Dimitry of Rostov (priest, born December 21, 1651)
  • Namık Kemal (writer, poet, journalist, born December 21, 1840)
  • Julie Delpy (screenwriter, singer, singer-songwriter, film director, musician, actor, film actor, film editor, television actor, film producer, composer, born December 21, 1969)
  • John G. Avildsen (screenwriter, film director, film actor, film editor, film producer, cinematographer, camera operator, born December 21, 1935)
  • Thomas Graham (university teacher, chemist, born December 21, 1805)
  • Walter Hagen (golfer, born December 21, 1892)
  • Jean Gerson (writer, philosopher, theologian, chancellor, born December 13, 1363)
  • Zdeněk Fibich (composer, conductor, pedagogue, musicologist, born December 21, 1850)
  • Kuroda Nagamasa (samurai, born December 11, 1568)
  • Princess Louise of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg (aristocrat, born December 21, 1800)
  • Ricardo Mello (tennis player, born December 21, 1980)
  • Joseph Whitworth (engineer, entrepreneur, born December 21, 1803)
  • András Schiff (pianist, composer, conductor, university teacher, born December 21, 1953)
  • Michael Tilson Thomas (pianist, composer, conductor, music pedagogue, teacher, born December 21, 1944)
  • Joe Paterno (children's writer, writer, American football player, born December 21, 1926)
  • Bart De Wever (politician, historian, columnist, born December 21, 1970)
  • Ray Romano (film actor, television actor, voice actor, born December 21, 1957)
  • Jack Lang (politician, born December 21, 1876)
  • Govinda (politician, actor, born December 21, 1963)
  • Alicia Alonso (businessperson, ballet dancer, choreographer, ballet master, prima ballerina assoluta, ballerina, choreography, born December 21, 1921)
  • Reinhard Mey (singer, singer-songwriter, musician, guitarist, actor, composer, television presenter, born December 21, 1942)
  • Karrie Webb (golfer, born December 21, 1974)
  • Anthony Powell (novelist, writer, literary critic, diarist, born December 21, 1905)
  • Rebecca West (writer, essayist, journalist, literary critic, suffragette, born December 21, 1892)
  • Matthieu Chedid (singer, guitarist, songwriter, composer, born December 21, 1971)
  • Cem Özdemir (politician, born December 21, 1965)
  • Jeffrey Katzenberg (actor, film producer, businessperson, born December 21, 1950)
  • Lillebjørn Nilsen (singer, singer-songwriter, musician, guitarist, born December 21, 1950)
  • Nasser Al-Attiyah (racing automobile driver, rallying, marksman, born December 21, 1970)
  • Francis Ng (film director, actor, voice actor, born December 21, 1961)
  • Stefan Liv (ice hockey player, born December 21, 1980)
  • Tomasz Zan (playwright, writer, poet, born December 21, 1796)
  • Tomasz Sikora (biathlete, born December 21, 1973)
  • Edward Schreyer (politician, diplomat, born December 21, 1935)
  • Amalia of Oldenburg (queen regnant, born December 21, 1818)
  • Cristian Zaccardo (association football player, born December 21, 1981)
  • Andy Dick (playwright, writer, actor, film actor, television actor, voice actor, composer, born December 21, 1965)
  • Anke Engelke (comedian, singer, film actor, voice actor, radio personality, television presenter, born December 21, 1965)
  • Anders Sandøe Ørsted (politician, autobiographer, judge, born December 21, 1778)
  • Juan Bautista Sacasa (politician, born December 21, 1874)
  • Masahiro Motoki (actor, born December 21, 1965)
  • Maila Nurmi (film actor, born December 21, 1921)
  • Albert Lee (singer-songwriter, musician, guitarist, pianist, born December 21, 1943)
  • Thierry Mugler (designer, grand couturier, born December 21, 1948)
  • Dmitry Rogozin (politician, diplomat, journalist, born December 21, 1963)
  • Thomas Francis, Prince of Carignano (art collector, born December 21, 1596)
  • Tamannaah Bhatia (actor, model, born December 21, 1989)
  • Lorenzo Perosi (composer, choir director, Catholic priest, born December 21, 1872)
  • Carla Thomas (singer, born December 21, 1942)
  • Vsevolod Vishnevsky (playwright, screenwriter, writer, journalist, dramaturgy, opinion journalism, born December 21, 1900)
  • Loquillo (singer, born December 21, 1960)
  • Sergio Rubini (screenwriter, film director, actor, born December 21, 1959)
  • Paul Meurisse (film actor, stage actor, born December 21, 1912)
  • Michael Spindelegger (politician, diplomat, born December 21, 1959)
  • Augusto Monterroso (writer, diplomat, born December 21, 1921)
  • James Gibbs (architect, born December 21, 1682)
  • Philipp Etter (politician, born December 21, 1891)

21st of December 2020 News

News as it appeared on the front page of the New York Times on December 21, 2020

Number of Journalists Killed for Their Reporting Doubled in 2020

Date: 22 December 2020

By Oscar Lopez

Oscar Lopez

At least 30 journalists were killed this year, according to the Committee to Protect Journalists, with 21 slain as a direct result of their work.

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Kansas City Star Apologizes for Racism in Decades of Reporting

Date: 21 December 2020

By John Eligon and Jenny Gross

John Eligon

The newspaper said it had “disenfranchised, ignored and scorned” generations of Black people. The apology comes after one in September by The Los Angeles Times.

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Ex-Bloomberg Reporter Who Covered Martin Shkreli Reveals Relationship With Him

Date: 21 December 2020

By Katie Robertson

Katie Robertson

Christie Smythe helped break the story of Mr. Shkreli’s arrest in 2015. Then she “started to fall for him,” she said, and quit her job at Bloomberg News.

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I Am Guilty of Violating the Espionage Act

Date: 21 December 2020

By Laura Poitras

Laura Poitras

The Justice Department is setting a dangerous precedent that threatens reporters — and the truth.

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The ‘Red Slime’ Lawsuit That Could Sink Right-Wing Media

Date: 21 December 2020

By Ben Smith

Ben Smith

Voting machine companies threaten “highly dangerous” cases against Fox, Newsmax and OAN, says Floyd Abrams.

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Videos Show Kilauea Volcano Eruption in Hawaii

Date: 21 December 2020

By Reuters and Storyful

The Kilauea volcano in Hawaii, considered one of the most active in the world, erupted overnight Sunday, prompting the authorities to warn residents to shelter from ash from the volcano.

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Worker Ran Illegal Winery in Alabama Sewage Plant, Sheriff Says

Date: 21 December 2020

By Marie Fazio

Marie Fazio

The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office received a tip about an alcohol operation in a wastewater treatment plant in Rainsville, Ala. A 15-year city employee was arrested and charged.

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Watch Live: Biden Speaks in Wilmington

Date: 22 December 2020

By Reuters

On Tuesday, President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr. will make a speech in Wilmington, Del., and is expected to call for a larger coronavirus aid relief package.

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California builds field hospitals and considers rationing care as virus spreads unabated.

Date: 22 December 2020

By Jill Cowan

Jill Cowan

LOS ANGELES — As California’s new coronavirus cases, hospitalizations and deaths continue to soar, the nation’s most populous state has emerged as the epicenter of the pandemic heading into a dangerous holiday week.

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Biden Addresses Nation Before Holidays

Date: 22 December 2020

By Reuters

On Tuesday, President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr. called for unity in combating the coronavirus crisis and criticized the Trump administration’s handling of a recent cyberattack.

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