CAIRO – 21 March 2021: On March 21, many important events that changed the world map took place.
1152 - The marriage of Louis VII of France and the most famous woman in medieval Europe Queen Eleanor Aquitaine of Bordeaux is dissolved.
1801 - Battle of Abu Qir breaks out in Alexandria between British and French forces near the ruins of Nicopolis in Egypt.
1804 - The Napoleon Code is adopted in French civil law.
1960 - Sharpeville massacre in South Africa by police forces in a demonstration against the apartheid regime, in which 69 people were killed.
2017 - French mathematician Yves Meyer receives an Abel Prize for his critical contributions to the development of Wavelet Theory.
Mother's Day in the Arab world.
International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination.
World Tree Day.
World Down Syndrome Day.
World Poetry Day.