On This Day

What Happened on March 20, 2021

Historical Events

  • Miami Beach imposes a state of emergency and a curfew as large crowds descend on the area for spring break
  • Overseas spectators will not be allowed to attend the Tokyo Summer Olympics due to the pandemic Japanese organizers confirm
  • Severe one-in-a-hundred-year flooding in Sydney and the surrounding state of New South Wales prompts evacuation orders

Famous Deaths

  • Peter Lorimer, Scottish soccer midfielder (21 caps; Leeds United 526 games), dies at 74
  • William "Buddy" Deppenschmidt, American jazz drummer (Charlie Byrd Trio - "Jazz Samba"), dies of Covid-19 at 85 [1]
2021 Highlights

About March 20, 2021

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 1 year, 3 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: What's Next - Drake
  • UK #1 Song: Wellerman - Nathan Evans (220 Kid & Billen Ted Remix)