On This Day

What Happened on April 21, 2016

Historical Events

Historic Event

US President Barack Obama begins a 4 day visit to the UK with Michelle Obama

Famous Deaths

  • Lonnie Mack, American rocker ("Baby What's Wrong"), dies at 74
  • Peter Ruckman, American Baptist minister and founder of Pensacola Bible Institute in Pensacola, dies at 94

Prince Rogers Nelson

Prince [Rogers Nelson], American funk, rock, R&B singer-songwriter and musician ("1999"; "Purple Rain"), dies from an accidental overdose of painkillers at 57


2016 Highlights

About April 21, 2016

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 5 years, 7 months and 13 days
Leap Year: Yes

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