What Happened on August 21, 2019

Historical Events

  • 74,155 fires caused by land clearing are burning in the Amazon rain forest, the most ever recorded, according the Brazil's National Institute for Space Research

Historic Event

German Chancellor challenges British PM Boris Johnson to find a solution to a no-deal Brexit in 30 days at their meeting in Berlin

Film & TV History

The Rock [Dwayne Johnson] named highest paid actor for a second year in a row, earning $89.4m

Historic Event

US President Donald Trump says Danish PM Mette Frederiksen was "nasty" to him over his interest in buying Greenland and cancels his trip to Denmark


Famous Deaths

  • Norma Croker, Australian sprinter (1st Olympic Gold from Queensland), dies at 84
2019 Highlights

About August 21, 2019

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 3 years, 5 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

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

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