On This Day

What Happened on March 21, 2017

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Singer Wyclef Jean wrongly identified as a suspect, handcuffed and detained by LA county sheriff’s department

Famous Deaths

  • Chuck Barris, american TV game show producer and host (Gong Show), dies at 87
  • Colin Dexter, English crime writer (Inspector Morse), dies at 86
  • Martin McGuinness, Irish Sinn Féin politician and IRA member, dies of a heart condition at 66