On This Day

What Happened on February 18, 2021

Historical Events

  • Facebook blocks users in Australia from accessing news sites in response to proposed new laws for tech companies to pay to show news content
  • NASA Perseverance rover lands safely on Mars in the Jezero Crater on mission to find microfossils
  • Nearly seven million people required to boil their water in Texas as unusually harsh winter storm in the state continues

Famous Deaths

  • Prince Markie Dee [Mark Anthony Morales], American rapper and songwriter (Fat Boys - "Jail House Rap"; "Wipe-Out"), and actor (Disorderlies), dies at 52 [1]
2021 Highlights

About February 18, 2021

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 18 days
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Aquarius