On This Day

What Happened on June 21, 2021

Historical Events

  • Carl Nassib becomes the first openly gay player in the NFL in a post on Instagram
  • Colombia's COVID-19 recorded death toll passes 100,000, the tenth country in the world to do so
  • New Zealand weightlifter Laurel Hubbard is the first openly transgender athlete to be selected for the Olympics
  • Swedish government of Prime Minister Stefan Lofven toppled after a no confidence vote for the first time in Swedish history

Famous Deaths

  • Pat Lupo, American rock bassist (Beaver Brown Band, 1972-94 - "On The Dark Side"; "Tough All Over"), dies at 66
  • Tom Kurvers, American ice hockey defenseman (Hobey Baker Award 1984; Stanley Cup 1986 Montreal Canadiens), dies from adenocarcinoma at 58
2021 Highlights

About June 21, 2021

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

Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Cancer