Find out what's going on any day of the year, anywhere across the globe!The world’s date book since 1957, Chase's is the definitive, authoritative, day-by-day resource of what the world is celebrating and commemorating. From national days to celebrity birthdays, from historical anniversaries to astronomical phenomena, from award ceremonies and sporting events to religious festivals and carnivals, Chase's is the must-have reference used by experts and professionals—a one-stop shop with 12,500 entries for everything that is happening now or is worth remembering from the past. Completely updated for 2021, Chase's also features extensive appendices as well as a companion website that puts the power of Chase's at the user's fingertips. 2021 is packed with special events and observances, including
All from the reference book that Publishers Weekly calls "one of the most impressive reference volumes in the world."
ContentsIntroductionSpotlight on 2021 Anniversaries and EventsSpotlight on the Past: 1921 1946, 1971, 1996Spotlight on World and American Anniversaries: Mexican and Central American Independence (200 years), The Plymouth Pilgrim and Wampanoag Harvest Celebration (400 years), Clara Barton Birth Anniversary (200 years), 2021 Major State Anniversaries (Tennessee, Missouri, Iowa, Utah), Chicago and Peshtigo Fires of 1871 (150 years), Tulsa Race Massacre of 1921 (100 years), 9/11 Terrorist Attacks on America (20 years)Spotlight on PeopleSpotlight on 2021 Events: Holy Year at Santiago de Compostela, United Nations: 2021 International Years, 36th America's Cup, Flight of the Cicadas, Sporting Events Moved from 2020 to 2021
Calendar of Events: Jan 1-Dec 31, 2021
JanuaryFebruaryMarchAprilMayJuneJulyAugustSeptemberOctoberNovemberDecemberCalendar Information for the Years 2021-2023Perpetual CalendarNational Days of the World for 2021Selected Special Years: 2000-2021Chinese CalendarWorld Map of Time ZonesUniversal, Standard and Daylight Times
Leap SecondsAstronomical Phenomena for the Years 2021-2023The Naming of HurricanesSome Facts about the US PresidentsSome Facts about the United StatesState Governors/US Senators/US Supreme CourtSome Facts about CanadaSome Facts about Mexico
Presidential Proclamations2021 Special MonthsLooking ForwardMajor Awards Presented in 2019-2020IndexAccessing the Companion Website
“[T]he definitive guide to all holidays and anniversaries.”
"In its diversity and inclusiveness, the compilation is an exhaustive guide to the country’s ideals and passions."
"Chase’s is a real library success story . . . it is considered the national resource for identifying special days, weeks, and months. . . . Librarians and patrons will find this work indispensable . . ."
"[All] librarians recognize that there are standard books to keep on hand for ready-reference, despite the perception that you can Google everything. Among them is Chase’s Calendar of Events, the most comprehensive reference available on special events, holidays, federal and state observances, historic anniversaries, and more."
11/9/2020 - CHOICE featured this title in their collection of Forthcoming Titles in Reference. Link: https://www.choice360.org/choice-pick/forthcoming-titles-in-reference/