On This Day

What Happened on July 1, 2021

Historical Events


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Britain's Princes William and Harry unveil statue to their mother Princess Diana, on what would have been her 60th birthday, at Kensington Palace

Princess of Wales Diana Spencer
Princess of Wales
Diana Spencer

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Indonesian President Joko Widodo announces a two-week lockdown for the islands of Java and Bali amid the worst COVID-19 outbreak in South East Asia

President of Indonesia Joko Widodo
President of Indonesia
Joko Widodo

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President Xi Jinping makes a defiant address at celebrations in Tiananmen Square, Beijing to mark the 100 year centenary of the Chinese Communist Party [1]

Paramount Leader of China Xi Jinping
Paramount Leader of China
Xi Jinping
  • State of New York charges The Trump Organization and its chief financial officer Allen Weisselberg with tax fraud and grand larceny [1]

Famous Deaths

  • Louis Andriessen, Dutch composer (Reconstruction), dies at 82
  • Marcel Puget, French rugby union halfback and captain (17 Tests; CA Brive, Stade Toulousain, Stade Rodez Aveyron), dies from Alzheimer's disease at 80
  • Philece Sampler, American actress (Another World, 1987-89 -"Donna Love"; Days Of Our Lives, 1981-84 - "RenĂ©e"), and anime voice dubber, dies of a heart attack at 67
2021 Highlights

About July 1, 2021

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

Holidays: Canada Day (Canada)

Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Cancer