On This Day

What Happened on March 29, 2021

Historical Events

  • Megaship Ever Given freed after nearly a week stuck in and blocking the Suez Canal, with at least 369 vessels waiting to pass though

Murder of Interest

Trial of former police officer Derek Chauvin for the murder of George Floyd begins in Minneapolis

Famous Deaths

  • Bibian Mentel-Spee, Dutch para-snowboarding athlete (Winter Paralympics gold snowboard cross 2014, 18; banked slalom 2018; 5 x gold World C'ship), dies from cancer at 48
  • Jerry McGee, American golfer (US Ryder Cup 1977, 4 PGA Tour titles), dies at 77
2021 Highlights

About March 29, 2021

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 1 year, 2 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Peaches - Justin Bieber Featuring Daniel Caesar & Giveon
  • UK #1 Song: Wellerman - Nathan Evans (220 Kid & Billen Ted Remix)