On This Day

What Happened on March 22, 2021

Historical Events

  • 10 people shot dead at a supermarket in Boulder, Colorado, by 21 year-old gunman
  • Evanston, Illinois, votes to become first US city to pay reparations to Black residents for past discriminations and effects of slavery, giving $400,000 to each household
  • Sanctions imposed on Chinese officials over rights abuses against Uighurs in China by EU, UK, US and Canada
  • World's largest painting "The Journey of Humanity" by British artist Sacha Jafri sells in Dubai for $62m to raise funds for children's charities

Famous Deaths

Elgin Baylor

Elgin Baylor, American Basketball Hall of Fame small forward (11 x NBA All Star; NBA All-Star Game MVP 1959; Minneapolis/LA Lakers), dies at 86

  • Frank Worthington, English soccer forward (8 caps; Huddersfield Town, Leicester City, Bolton Wanderers) and manager (Tranmere Rovers), dies at 72
2021 Highlights

About March 22, 2021

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 1 year, 3 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Up - Cardi B
  • UK #1 Song: Wellerman - Nathan Evans (220 Kid & Billen Ted Remix)