What Happened on April 21, 2016

Historical Events

Event of Interest

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 (1958-2016)

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? 7 years, 5 months and 7 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Work - Rihanna Featuring Drake
  • UK #1 Song: One Dance - Drake Ft. Wizkid & Kyla