What Happened on October 21, 2018

Historical Events

Film & TV History

Julia Louis-Dreyfus is presented with the Mark Twain Prize, comedy's top honor, at a ceremony in New York

  • Sectarian fighting between Muslim and Christian youths kill 55 at Kasuwan Magani, Nigeria
  • Train derails in Yilan County, Taiwan, killing 18 and injuring 178

Famous Deaths

  • Robert Faurisson, British-born French academic, dies at 89
2018 Highlights

About October 21, 2018

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 4 years, 3 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Libra

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Girls Like You - Maroon 5 Featuring Cardi B
  • UK #1 Song: Promises - Calvin Harris & Sam Smith