On This Day

What Happened on May 16, 2021

Historical Events

  • Death toll passes 200 from Gaza conflict as 42 people killed in Israeli airstrikes and three building flattened [1]
  • Taiwan imposes tough restrictions against COVID-19 as a recent spike in cases threatens their up-to-now pandemic success [1]

Famous Deaths

  • Rildo da Costa Menezes, Brazilian soccer defender (38 caps; Santos, CEUB, New York Cosmos), dies at 79
2021 Highlights

About May 16, 2021

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 1 year, 1 month and 9 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Leave The Door Open - Silk Sonic (Bruno Mars & Anderson .Paak)
  • UK #1 Song: Body - Tion Wayne & Russ Millions