What Happened on August 22, 2021

Historical Events

  • British Open Women's Golf, Carnoustie CC: Anna Nordqvist of Sweden finishes 1 stroke clear of Madelene Sagström, Lizette Salas and Georgia Hall to win her third major title

Music History

Josephine Baker will be the first black woman to be interred in the Panthéon in Paris, according to the French government

  • Tropical storm Henri makes landfall near Westerly, Rhode Island

Event of Interest

US Vice President Kamala Harris arrives in Singapore to begin a short visit to South East Asia

2021 History

Famous Deaths

  • Alberto Bica, Uruguayan soccer right winger (9 caps; Racing, River Plate, Nacional Montevideo), dies from leukemia at 63
  • Brian Travers, British rock saxophonist (UB40 - "Red, Red Wine"), dies of cancer at 62
  • Micki Grant [Minnie Perkins], American theater singer, actress, and composer (Don't Bother Me, I Can't Cope; Your Arms Are Too Short To Box With God), dies at 92
  • Rod Gilbert, Canadian Hockey Hall of Fame right-wing, 1960-78 (NY Rangers; first NYR to have # retired), dies at 80

About August 22, 2021

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 1 year, 7 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

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

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