On This Day

What Happened on April 15, 2021

Historical Events

  • "the failed response in Brazil has caused a humanitarian catastrophe" reports Dr. Christos Christou, president of Doctors Without Borders, as country records a quarter of world's COVID-19 deaths in last week [1]
  • A shooting at a FedEx facility in Indianapolis, Indiana, leaves eight dead and five injured
  • India record over 200,000 (200,739) daily new cases of COVID-19 for the first time with 1,038 deaths amid massive second wave
  • Ivory Coast court in Abidjan sentences former warlord Amadé Ouérémi to a life sentence for massacres by his militia after the 2010 election

Famous Deaths

  • Leroy Keyes, American College Football Hall of Fame and NFL running back / safety (Purdue; Philadelphia Eagles, Kansas City Chiefs), dies from heart failure at 74
2021 Highlights

About April 15, 2021

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 1 year, 1 month and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Aries

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Leave The Door Open - Silk Sonic (Bruno Mars & Anderson .Paak)
  • UK #1 Song: Montero (Call Me By Your Name) - Lil Nas X