On This Day

What Happened on October 6, 2021

Historical Events

  • Carnegie Hall in NYC re-opens after 18 month pandemic shutdown with a concert by The Philadelphia Orchestra, conducted by Yannick Nézet-Séguin
  • Los Angeles votes in some of the strictest COVID-19 vaccine mandates in the country, requiring vaccinations before people can enter indoor businesses and events
  • Nobel Prize for Chemistry awarded to Benjamin List and David W.C. MacMillan for development of asymmetric organocatalysis (tool for building molecules)

Historic Event

WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus recommends world's first Malaria vaccine (Mosquirix) for children after a pilot program was effective in Africa [1]

Head of the World Health Organisation Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus
Head of the World Health Organisation
Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus

Famous Deaths

  • Pat Fish [Huntrods], British guitarist (The Jazz Butcher), dies at 63
2021 Highlights

About October 6, 2021

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 20 days
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Libra