What Happened on August 21, 2016

Historical Events

  • Brazil takes 3rd Olympic men's indoor volleyball gold medal at the Rio Games with 25–22, 28–26, 26–24 win over Italy

Olympic Gold

Kenyan runner Eliud Kipchoge wins the Olympic men's marathon gold medal at the Rio de Janeiro Games in a time of 2:08.44; Feyisa Lilesa (Ethiopia) second in 2:09:54, and Galen Rupp (US) third in 2:10:05

Sports History

Kevin Durant scores 30 as the US retains the Olympic men's basketball title with a comfortable 96-66 win over Serbia at the Rio de Janeiro Games


2016 History

About August 21, 2016

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 6 years, 7 months and 11 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Cheap Thrills - Sia Featuring Sean Paul
  • UK #1 Song: Cold Water - Major Lazer Ft. Justin Bieber & Mø