On This Day

What Happened on March 22, 2021

Historical Events

  • 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, 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? 20 days
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Aries