On This Day

What Happened on September 19, 2021

Historical Events

  • 73rd Emmy Awards: "The Crown" Best Drama, "Ted Lasso" Best Comedy, "Mare of Easttown" Best Limited Series
  • Body of travelogue blogger Gabby Petito found at Bridger-Teton National Forest, Wyoming
  • Cumbre Vieja volcano erupts on the Spanish island of La Palma, its first eruption since 1971

Music History

RuPaul becomes the most decorated black artist in Emmy history, winning his 11th award for "RuPaul’s Drag Race"

Actor, Singer and Drag Queen RuPaul
Actor, Singer and Drag Queen
RuPaul
  • US apologizes for an Afghan airstrike that killed 10 civilians, including seven children

Famous Deaths

  • Jimmy Greaves, English soccer striker (57 caps; FIFA World Cup 1966; Chelsea, Tottenham, WHU) and journalist/broadcaster (The Sun, World of Sport, On the Ball), dies at 81
  • Max Wiltshire, Welsh rugby union lock (4 Tests; Aberavon RFC), dies at 83
2021 Highlights

About September 19, 2021

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 1 month and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Virgo