On This Day

What Happened on August 26, 2021

Historical Events

  • Two bomb blasts at Kabul Airport, Afghanistan, kill at least 60 people, including 12 US soldiers, amid international efforts to evacuate citizens out of the country

Famous Deaths

  • Kenny Malone, American Nashville-based session drummer (Dolly Parton; Dobie Gray: Waylon Jennings), dies of Covid-19 at 83
  • Vladimir Shadrin, Russian Hockey HOF centre (Olympic gold Soviet Union 1972, 76; 5 x World C'ship gold; HC Spartak Moscow, Oji Seishi), dies at 73
2021 Highlights

About August 26, 2021

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 22 days
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Virgo