On This Day

What Happened on March 16, 2021

Historical Events


Electoral defeatElection of Interest

Declassified US intelligence report says Russian President Vladimir Putin authorized efforts to aid re-election of Donald Trump [1]

Russian President Vladimir Putin
Russian President
Vladimir Putin
45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality Donald Trump
45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality
Donald Trump
  • French architects Anne Lacaton and Jean-Philippe Vassal win the Pritzker Prize for architecture
  • Gunman shots and kills eight people at three different spas in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Israeli researchers reveal re-discovery of 2,000 year-old Dead Sea Scrolls, 1st found in 60 years, left by Jews fleeing Romans in "Horror Cave", Israel

Famous Deaths

  • Erhan Önal, Turkish soccer central defender (12 caps; FC Bayern Munich, Standard Liège, Galatasaray), dies at 63
  • Sabine Schmitz, German professional motor racing driver, and television personality (Top Gear), dies of cancer at 51
2021 Highlights

About March 16, 2021

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 30 days
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Pisces