What Happened on November 23, 2021

Historical Events

  • At least 45 people are killed when a bus crashes and catches fire, near Sofia, Bulgaria
  • Egypt reopens its 3000 year old Avenue of the Sphinxes in Luxor with a grand ceremony [1]

Event of Interest

Manuscript of early workings of Albert Einstein's theory of relativity "one of the most important scientific documents of the 20th century" sells at auction for $13 million [1]

  • NASA launches its DART Mission, to test technology to prevent future impact on earth by hazardous asteroid, by deliberately crashing a spacecraft into an asteroid (in a real life echo of the movie Armageddon) [1]
2021 History

Famous Deaths

  • Bill Virdon, American baseball outfielder, manager, coach (NL Rookie of the Year 1955; World Series 1960; Gold Glove 1962), dies at 90

About November 23, 2021

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 1 year, 6 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: Easy On Me - Adele