On This Day

What Happened on August 10, 2021

Historical Events

  • "I am Legend" screenwriter Akiva Goldsman tweets "Its a movie. I made that up. Its. Not. Real." amid rumors COVID-19 vaccines could turn people into zombies, as in the film [1]
  • Forest fires kill 65 people, including 25 soldiers, in Algeria in the Kabylie region during heatwave conditions

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Governor of New York Andrew Cuomo resigns amid a sexual harassment scandal

NY Governor Andrew Cuomo
NY Governor
Andrew Cuomo

Famous Deaths

  • Tony Esposito, Canadian Hockey Hall of Fame goaltender (6 x NHL All Star; Vezina Trophy 1970, 72, 74; Chicago Blackhawks), dies from pancreatic cancer at 78
2021 Highlights

About August 10, 2021

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 1 month and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Leo