On This Day

What Happened on September 11, 2021

Historical Events

  • 74th Cannes Film Festival: Audrey Diwan's "Happening" (L'Événement) wins the Palme d'Or
  • Twentieth anniversary of 9/11 marked by US President Joe Biden and former presidents Barack Obama and Bill Clinton in New York
  • US Open Women's Tennis: Emma Raducanu ends Britain's 44-year wait for a women's Grand Slam singles title beating Leylah Fernandez of Canada 6-4, 6-3; first qualifier to win a major title in Open era

Famous Deaths

  • Mick Tingelhoff, American Pro Football HOF center (6 × Pro Bowl; 5 × First-team All-Pro; Minnesota Vikings), dies at 81
2021 Highlights

About September 11, 2021

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 6 days
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Virgo