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

Farm Aid Concert

Farm Aid held in East Troy, Wisconsin; performers include Willie Nelson, John Mellencamp, Neil Young, Dave Matthews, Bonnie Raitt, Luke Combs, Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats, Margo Price, Yola, Tanya Tucker, and Ho-Chunk Thundercloud Singers [1]

  • 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 Grammy Award-winning composer (Trombone Concerto - Pulitzer Prize for Music, 1993), and educator (Eastman School, 1981-2002; Juilliard, 1997-2017), dies of renal cancer 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? 3 years, 4 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Truth Hurts - Lizzo
  • UK #1 Song: Take Me Back To London - Ed Sheeran Ft. Stormzy