On This Day

What Happened on April 9, 2021

Historical Events

  • La Soufrière volcano begins erupting on the Caribbean island of St. Vincent with a plume of ash 20,000 feet into the sky
  • San Diego Padres pitcher Joe Musgrove no-hits the Texas Rangers, 3-0 at Globe Life Field, Arlington, TX
  • Uganda opposition party National Unity Platform Party, headed by Bobi Wine, claims 623 people have been abducted and tortured by the government of President Yoweri Museveni [1]

Famous Deaths

  • DMX [Earl Simmons], American rapper (..And Then There Was X), and actor (Romeo Must Die), dies of a heart attack at 50 [1] [2]
  • Ekkehard Fasser, Swiss bobsledder (Olympic gold, four-man 1988; World C'ship gold 1983; World Cup champion 1985-86), dies at 68

Prince Philip

Philip Mountbatten, Duke of Edinburgh and consort of Great Britain's Elizabeth II, dies at 99

  • Ramsey Clark, American lawyer, US Attorney General (1967-69) and activist, dies at 93
2021 Highlights

About April 9, 2021

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 1 year, 2 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

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