On This Day

What Happened on August 30, 2021

Historical Events

  • Algeria becomes the last country to stop selling leaded petrol, ending 99 years of gasoline use worldwide, saving 1.2 million lives a year [1]
  • America ends its longest-ever war of 20 years in Afghanistan as the last military evacuation plane flies out of Kabul
  • China restricts online gaming for under 18s to one hour on Fridays, weekends and holidays ordering companies to enforce this [1]
2021 Highlights

About August 30, 2021

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

Holidays: Late Summer Bank Holiday (United Kingdom)

Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Virgo