On This Day

What Happened on September 14, 2021

Historical Events

  • 1 in 500 Americans now died of COVID-19 as the nations's known deathtoll reaches 663,913 (Johns Hopkins) [1]
  • California Governor Gavin Newsom defeats a state vote to recall him from office
  • US records lowest level of people living in poverty since records began in 1967 (9.1% vs 11.8% in 2019), due to increase in government aid [1]

Famous Deaths

  • Norm MacDonald, Canadian stand-up comedian, writer, and actor (Saturday Night Live, 1993-98; Dirty Work; The Norm Show), dies of cancer at 61
  • Yuriy Sedykh, Russian field athlete (Olympic gold hammer throw 1976, 80 Soviet Union; WR 86.74m), dies at 66
2021 Highlights

About September 14, 2021

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 3 days
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Virgo