On This Day

What Happened on February 7, 2021

Historical Events

  • Himalayan glacier crashes into the Dhauliganga river, destroying a dam and causing a huge flood in Uttarakhand province, India, killing 26, leaving 150 missing
  • Sarah Thomas becomes the first woman to referee a Super Bowl in Tampa Bay, Florida

Sport awardSuper Bowl

Super Bowl LV, Raymond James Stadium, Tampa, FL: Tampa Bay Buccaneers dominate defending champion Kansas City Chiefs, 31-9; MVP: Tom Brady, TB Bucs, QB; Brady's record 7th SB win

NFL Quarterback Tom Brady
NFL Quarterback
Tom Brady

Famous Deaths

  • Leslie Laing, Jamaican athlete (Olympic gold men's 4x400m relay 1952 WR 3:03.9), dies at 91
  • Mario Osbén, Chilean soccer goalkeeper (36 caps; Unión Española, Colo Colo, Cobreloa), dies from a heart attack at 70
  • Pedro Gomez, American sports journalist (ESPN 2003-21), dies at 58
  • Ralph Backstrom, Canadian ice hockey center (6 x Stanley Cup with Montreal Canadiens; 6 x NHL All-Star), dies at 83
2021 Highlights

About February 7, 2021

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 1 month and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Aquarius