What Happened on June 30, 2021

Historical Events

  • American Abhimanyu Mishra becomes the youngest chess grandmaster ever at 12 years and 4 months, surpassing Sergey Karjakin
  • Bangladesh begins a one-week lockdown enforced by the army as COVID-19 cases soar due to the Delta variant
  • Extreme heat wave caused at least 100 deaths in British Columbia according to state Coroners' Office [1]

Film & TV History

Pennsylvania Supreme overturns comedian Bill Cosby's sexual assault conviction, ruling that the prosecutor who brought the case was bound by his predecessor’s agreement not to charge Cosby in return for Cosby's testimony in a related civil suit; Cosby immediately released from prison

  • US actress Allison Mack sentenced to three years for her role in the Nxivm sex cult in New York
  • World's oldest man is 112-year-old Emilio "Don Millo" Flores Márquez (born 8 August 1908) from Puerto Rico according to Guinness World Records [1]

Famous Deaths

  • Inge Danielsson, Swedish soccer midfielder (17 caps; Ifö/Bromölla IF, Helsingborgs IF, AFC Ajax, IFK Norrköping), dies at 80
  • Janet Moreau Stone, American athlete (Olympic gold 4x100m relay 1952), dies at 93
  • Vic Briggs, British guitarist (The Animals, 1966-68), and producer; later known as Antion Vikram Singh, he created Sikhi devotional and Hawaiian music, dies at 76
2021 Highlights

About June 30, 2021

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 1 year, 7 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

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

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