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

Film & TV History

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

  • 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

Sports History

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

Event of Interest

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

Event of Interest

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

  • Overloaded boat sinks in the Tigris river near Mosul, Iraq, drowning nearly 100

Music Concert

Ringo Starr's fourteenth All-Starr Band debuts in concert; members include: Steve Lukather, Gregg Rolie, Colin Hay, Hamish Stuart, Gregg Bissonette, and Warren Ham

Event of Interest

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

2019 History

About March 21, 2019

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 4 years, 2 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: 7 Rings - Ariana Grande
  • UK #1 Song: Someone You Loved - Lewis Capaldi