3 days ago · The 21st (twenty-first) century is the current century of the Anno Domini era or Common Era, in accordance with the Gregorian calendar. It began on January 1, 2001, and ends on December 31, 2100.  It is the first century of the 3rd millennium .
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3 days ago · 2nd century BC: Paper in Han Dynasty China: Although it is recorded that the Han Dynasty (202 BC – AD 220) court eunuch Cai Lun (born c. 50–121 AD) invented the pulp papermaking process and established the use of new raw materials used in making paper, ancient padding and wrapping paper artifacts dating to the 2nd century BC have been found ...
5 days ago · Past events. For coverage of past events, see: 21st century; Timeline of the 21st century; 2000s (decade) 2010s; 2020s; Predictions and forecasts not included on this timeline. List of future astronomical events. List of 21st-century lunar eclipses; List of solar eclipses in the 21st century; Projections of population growth; Climate change
20 hours ago · A century is a period of 100 years. Centuries are numbered ordinally in English and many other languages. The word century comes from the Latin centum, meaning one hundred. Century is sometimes abbreviated as c. A centenary is a hundredth anniversary, or a celebration of this, typically the remembrance of an event which took place a hundred ...
Nov 23, 2020 · The 5th millennium BC spanned the years 5000 BC to 4001 BC (c. 7 ka to c. 6 ka). It is impossible to precisely date events that happened around the time of this millennium and all dates mentioned here are estimates mostly based on geological and anthropological analysis.
6 days ago · Indi Samarajiva writes in Medium: Two years ago, I lived through a coup in Sri Lanka. It was stupid. The minority party threw chili powder at everyone in Parliament and took over by farce. Math, ho…
2 days ago · The event celebrated the end of a basketball tournament at which their school, Our Lady of Guadaloupe, had been the victor. When it was over, the three eighth-graders took sacks of popcorn and began the walk home. It was dark. The streets were poorly lit. The road was still slick from the earlier evening rain.
1 day ago · China learned a tough lesson with SARS, the first coronavirus pandemic of the 21st century. How China flattened its curve Barely less than a year ago, a novel coronavirus emerged in Wuhan, China, with 80,000 cases identified within three months, killing 3,000 people.