On This Day

What Happened on July 21, 2015

Historical Events

  • On This Day changes its domain name and brand from HistoryOrb.com to OnThisDay.com

Famous Deaths

  • E. L. Doctorow, American author (Ragtime, Billy Bathgate), dies at 84
  • Theodore Bikel, Austrian-American folk singer and actor (The Russians Are Coming), dies at 91
2015 Highlights

About July 21, 2015

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 5 years, 4 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Cancer