What Happened on October 16, 2021

Historical Events

Sports History

Camden County Commissioners unveil Statue of boxing champion Jersey Joe Walcott at Wiggins Waterfront Park in Camden, New Jersey

  • NASA probe Lucy launched on mission to fly-by eight Trojan asteroids circling the sun [1]

Famous Deaths

  • Jean Rochon, Quebec politician, dies at 83
  • Leo Boivin, Canadian Hockey HOF defenceman (Boston Bruins, Toronto Maple Leafs) and coach (St. Louis Blues), dies at 89
  • Pat Studstill, American football wide receiver (Pro Bowl 1965, 66; NFL receiving yards leader, record 99-yard TD reception [tied] 1966; Detroit Lions, LA Rams), dies at 83
  • Ron Tutt, American session and touring drummer (Elvis Presley, Emmylou Harris; Jerry Garcia; Neil Diamond), dies at 83

About October 16, 2021

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 1 year, 11 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

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

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