On This Day

What Happened on March 21, 2017

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

Person of interestMartin McGuinness

Martin McGuinness, Irish Sinn Féin politician and IRA member, dies of the rare heart condition amyloidosis at 66

Sinn Féin Leader Martin McGuinness
Sinn Féin Leader
Martin McGuinness

2017 Highlights

About March 21, 2017

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 3 years, 7 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Aries