On This Day

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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Tommy Devito, American rock baritone vocalist and guitarist (Four Seasons - "Sherry") dies of COVID-19 at 93
2020 Highlights

About September 21, 2020

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 1 month and 7 days
Leap Year: Yes

Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Virgo