On This Day

What Happened on September 21, 2019

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • "Queer Eye" star Jonathan Van Ness reveals he is living with HIV and is a sexual abuse survivor, ahead of the publication of his autobiography
  • Skies turn red over Jambi province, Indonesia, as worst illegal forest fires since 2015 burn more than 800,000 acres, creating respiratory problems for a million people

Famous Deaths

  • Shuping Wang, Chinese doctor who exposed China's HIV crisis, dies at 59