What Happened on September 21, 2017

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Andre Ward, unified light heavyweight champion and world’s top pound-for-pound boxer, announces his retirement
  • Discovery of the first brainless animal that sleeps, the jellyfish Cassiopea, research published in "Current Biology" by Caltech scientists

Famous Deaths

  • Liliane de Bettencourt, French heir to L'Oreal and richest woman in the world from 2016, dies at 94