On This Day

What Happened on March 21, 2019

Historical Events

  • A huge blast from a chemical factory in Chenjiagang Chemical Industry Park in eastern China is so big it registers as an earthquake, kills 78 people and injuries 617
  • Bangladeshi woman with two uteruses safely gives birth to twins 26 days after giving birth to another child

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Emilia Clarke reveals she suffered two brain aneurysms while filming "Games of Thrones" in an article for "The New Yorker"

Actress Emilia Clarke
Actress
Emilia Clarke
  • Former Brazilian President Michel Temer is arrested in São Paulo as part of a large corruption investigation
  • Governor of Missouri Mike Parson declares a state of emergency as flooding from Nebraska and Iowa flows downstream into the state
  • Japanese baseball right fielder Ichiro Suzuki finishes his career with a record 4,367 base hits (NPB & MLB) as Seattle Mariners beat the Oakland A's, 5-4 in Tokyo, Japan

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Levi Strauss & Company is traded publicly for the second time in its history on the New York stock exchange

Fashion Designer Levi Strauss
Fashion Designer
Levi Strauss

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New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announces a ban on military-style semiautomatic weapons, 6 days after the Christchurch terrorist attack

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern
New Zealand Prime Minister
Jacinda Ardern
  • Overloaded boat sinks in the Tigris river near Mosul, Iraq, drowning nearly 100

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US President Donald Trump says US should recognize Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights on Twitter

45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality Donald Trump
45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality
Donald Trump

2019 Highlights

About March 21, 2019

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 1 year, 7 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Aries