On This Day

What Happened on September 21, 2019

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

  • Christopher Rouse, American composer (1993 Pulitzer Prize for Music), dies at 70
  • Shuping Wang, Chinese doctor who exposed China's HIV crisis, dies at 59
2019 Highlights

About September 21, 2019

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 10 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Virgo