What Happened on September 21, 2020

Historical Events

  • Canadian province of Quebec expands restrictions, declaring it is in a second COVID-19 wave as cases across the country average 1,000 a day

Event of Interest

WHO Director Tedros Ghebreyesus says countries representing 2/3 of the world's population have joined its COVAX vaccine-distribution initiative to deliver 2 billion doses by end 2021

Famous Deaths

  • Bob Nevin, Canadian ice hockey right wing (Stanley Cup 1962, 63; Toronto Maple Leafs; NY Rangers; 1,128 career NHL games), dies at 82
  • Jacques-Louis Monod, French pianist, conductor, and composer (Cantus Contra Cantum), dies at 93
  • Jaime Alves, Portuguese soccer midfielder (3 caps; Boavista), dies at 55
  • Lars-Åke Lagrell, Swedish sports administrator (President Swedish Football Association 1991-2012) and politician (Governor Kronoberg County 2002-06), dies at 80
  • Michael Lonsdale, French actor (The Day of the Jackal, Moonraker), dies at 89
  • Robert Freeman Smith, American politician (Rep-R-Oregon), dies at 89
  • Tommy Devito, American rock baritone vocalist and guitarist (Four Seasons - "Sherry"), dies of COVID-19 at 93

About September 21, 2020

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 2 years, 6 months and 10 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

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