What Happened on April 21, 2012

Historical Events

  • Chicago White Sox pitcher, Philip Humber, pitches the 21st MLB perfect game against the Seattle Mariners
  • Two trains in Sloterdijk, Netherlands, injure 117 people in a head on collision

Famous Weddings

  • Actress Carey Mulligan (26) weds "Mumford & Sons" lead singer Marcus Mumford (25) in Somerset, England

Neil Diamond

Music legend Neil Diamond (71) weds music manager Katie McNeil (42) at the Beverly Hills Hotel

Famous Deaths

  • Charles Colson, Nixon adviser (Watergate), dies from a brain hemorrhage at 80

About April 21, 2012

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 11 years, 1 month and 8 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Taurus

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: We Are Young - fun. Featuring Janelle Monae
  • UK #1 Song: Call Me Maybe - Carly Rae Jepsen