On This Day

What Happened on September 12, 2021

Historical Events

  • 40th MTV Video Music Awards: Lil Nas X, Justin Bieber, and Olivia Rodrigo win
  • Paris's Arc de Triomphe covered in fabric in tribute to the late artist Christo, his unfulfilled project
  • Taliban says women must study in gender-segregated classrooms in Afghanistan
  • US Open Men's Tennis: Russia's Daniil Medvedev wins his first major title by shattering Novak Đoković's hopes of completing a Grand Slam in one-sided 6-4, 6-4, 6-4 final
  • World's largest container ship, the Ever Ace, 400m-long (1,300ft) carrying 23,992 containers arrives in Felixstowe on its maiden voyage [1]

Famous Deaths

  • Michel Maïque, French rugby league second rower (8 Tests; FC Lézignan) and politician (Mayor of Lézignan-Corbières 2014-20), dies from acute pancreatitis at 73
2021 Highlights

About September 12, 2021

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 5 days
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Virgo