On This Day

What Happened on August 19, 2021

Historical Events

  • Iran's official COVID-19 deathtoll passes 100,000 amid its fifth wave of infections, according to its Health Ministry

Famous Deaths

  • Bill Freehan, American baseball catcher (11 x All Star; World Series 1968; 5 x Gold Glove; Detroit Tigers), dies from dementia at 79
2021 Highlights

About August 19, 2021

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 29 days
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Leo