What Happened on September 17, 2021

Historical Events

  • France recalls its ambassadors to the US and Australia, describing their new Aukus pact and the cancellation of a major military contract as a 'stab in the back'
  • Netflix drama "Squid Game" premieres created by Hwang Dong-hyuk

Famous Deaths

Abdelaziz BouteflikaAbdelaziz Bouteflika (1937-2021)

Algerian politician, President of Algeria (1999-2019), dies of a heart attack at 84

  • Michael J. Fitzgerald, American technical writer and novelist (Song of Falling Leaves), dies at 63
  • Roger Brown, College Football Hall of Fame defensive tackle (Maryland Eastern Shore; 6 x Pro-Bowl; Detroit Lions, LA Rams), dies at 84

About September 17, 2021

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 1 year, 6 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Way 2 Sexy - Drake Featuring Future & Young Thug
  • UK #1 Song: Shivers - Ed Sheeran