On This Day

What Happened on August 21, 2012

Historical Events

  • 20 people in the Democratic Republic of the Congo die from the Ebola virus

Famous Deaths

  • Georg Leber, German politician, dies at 91
  • William Thurston, American mathematician, dies from melanoma at 65
2012 Highlights

About August 21, 2012

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 9 years, 2 months and 3 days
Leap Year: Yes

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