What Happened on August 21, 2007

Historical Events

  • Hurricane Dean makes its first landfall in Costa Maya, Mexico with winds at 165 mph. Dean is the first storm since Hurricane Andrew to make landfall as a Category 5.

Famous Deaths

  • Caroline Aigle, French first woman fighter pilot in the French Air Force aged 25, dies of cancer at 32
  • Elizabeth P. Hoisington, American Brigadier General (one of the first two women to attain the rank of brigadier general), dies at 88
  • Siobhan Dowd, British/Irish writer (b. 1960)
2007 Highlights

About August 21, 2007

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 15 years, 5 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Leo

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Beautiful Girls - Sean Kingston
  • UK #1 Song: Stronger - Kanye West