On This Day

What Happened on February 22, 2021

Historical Events

  • Influential French dance duo Daft Punk announce their split after 28 years
  • US death toll from COVID-19 passes 500,000, higher than US deaths in World War I, World War II, and the Vietnam War combined

COVID-19 Pandemic

US President Joe Biden and vice-president Kamala Harris hold a candle-lighting ceremony to mark the 500,000 COVID-19 deaths outside the White House "We must not grow numb to the sorrow"

Historic Event

Wife of drug cartel boss "El Chapo" Emma Coronel Aispuro arrested in the US on drug trafficking charges and conspiring to free her husband from prison


Famous Deaths

  • Lawrence Ferlinghetti, American beat poet (Coney Island of the Mind), dies at 101 [1]
2021 Highlights

About February 22, 2021

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 1 year and 3 months
Leap Year: No

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

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