On This Day

What Happened on April 21, 2021

Historical Events

  • Indonesian submarine RI Nanggala sinks off the coast of Bali with the loss of all 53 people on board
  • Manhattan district attorney's office announces it will no longer prosecute prostitution, dismissing 914 open cases, part of growing movement to change approach to prostitution

Historic Event

Russian President Vladimir Putin warns the West not to cross a "red line" in his state of the union address, amid massing of 100,000 Russian troops on Ukraine border


Famous Deaths

  • Håkon Brusveen, Norwegian cross-country skier (Olympic gold 15 km, silver 4 × 10 km relay 1960), dies at 93
2021 Highlights

About April 21, 2021

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 1 year and 26 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Rapstar - Polo G
  • UK #1 Song: Montero (Call Me By Your Name) - Lil Nas X