The Czech Republic begins a vaccination campaign against COVID-19 using the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine tozinameran, with Prime Minister Andrej Babiš and World War II veteran Emilie Řepíková among the first people to get vaccinated.
Richard Arvin Overton, the oldest U.S. veteran from World War II, as well as the oldest American man, dies at age 112.
Stephen O'Brien, head of the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, reports that the world is experiencing its most severe humanitarian crisis since World War II, with over 20 million people suffering from severe lack of food security in Yemen, South Sudan, Somalia, and Northeast Nigeria.
South Korea announces that Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se will meet with Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida in Seoul Monday to work toward a final settlement concerning sex slavery during World War II. "The Nikkei" reports that Japanese Prime Minister Shinzō Abe plans to create a new government-backed fund, containing over 100 million yen (US$831,200-£556,600) to help former South Korean "comfort women," and is also considering making an apology for the wartime sexual enslavement.
A South Korean man is seriously injured after self-immolation during a protest against Japan's use of South Korean women as sex slaves during World War II.
The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum obtains a full copy of the archives of the United Nations War Crimes Commission from World War II and makes it available online.
President of the United States Barack Obama presents the Medal of Honor to 24 veterans, all of whom served in the Vietnam War, World War II and the Korean War.
BP discovers a German naval mine from World War II near pipelines in the North Sea near Peterhead, Scotland with removal of the bomb likely to lead to the temporary closure of 16 oil fields and a consequent rise in the price of oil.
Prime Minister of the United Kingdom David Cameron offends his own war veterans by erroneously suggesting in a Sky News interview that his country fought as the "junior partner" alongside the United States in "...the 1940 war against Germany."
3 people are killed and 6 wounded when a leftover bomb from World War II explodes while being defused in Göttingen, Lower Saxony.