On This Day

What Happened on January 21, 2019

Historical Events

  • A light aircraft carrying EPL team Cardiff City's record signing Emiliano Sala of French club FC Nantes disappears near the Channel islands en route to Wales
  • Golden State guard Klay Thompson sets an NBA record by making his first 10 attempts from 3-point range as the Warriors beat the LA Lakers, 130-111; Thompson scores 44 points

Hall of fameHall of Fame

Li Na of China becomes first Asian player to be elected to the International Tennis Hall of Fame; joins Russian Yevgeny Kafelnikov and Mary Pierce of France as Class of 2019 inductees

Tennis Player Li Na
Tennis Player
Li Na
Tennis Player Mary Pierce
Tennis Player
Mary Pierce

Famous Deaths

  • Harris Wofford, American politician (Sen-D-Pennsylvania 1991-94), head of AmeriCorps, dies at 92
  • Kaye Ballard, American actress and comedienne (Kaye-Mothers-in-Law), dies at 93
  • Maxine Brown, American country music singer (Browns), dies at 87
  • Russell Baker, American columnist, author and humorist (NY Times) dies at 93
2019 Highlights

About January 21, 2019

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 2 years, 8 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Martin Luther King Jr. Day (United States)

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Aquarius