What Happened on October 7, 2021

Historical Events

  • Zanzibar born writer Abdulrazak Gurnah is awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature [1]

Famous Deaths

  • (Frederick) "Rick" Jones, Canadian-British children's television presenter (Play School; Fingerbobs), and folk musician (Meal Ticket - "Better Believe It Babe"), dies of esophageal cancer at 84
2021 Highlights

About October 7, 2021

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 1 year, 5 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: My Universe - Coldplay x BTS
  • UK #1 Song: Shivers - Ed Sheeran