What Happened on September 21, 2021

Historical Events

  • McDonald's announces plans to "drastically" reduce plastic in its Happy Meals by 2025 (these meals make it one of largest toy distributors in the world) [1]

Event of Interest

World leaders address climate change at the UN, Joe Biden pledges to double financial aid to developing countries, President Xi Jinping says China will stop coal-fired projects abroad [1]

Famous Deaths

  • Al Harrington [born Tausau Ta'a], Samoan-American actor (Hawaii Five-O, 1969-75 -"Ben"; Hawaii Five-O, 2011-18 - "Mamo"), dies after a stroke at 85

Melvin Van PeeblesMelvin Van Peebles (1932-2021)

American stage and screen actor, director (Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song; Sophisticated Gent), composer, and novelist, dies at 89

  • Romano Fogli, Italian soccer midfielder (13 caps; Torino FC, Bologna FC 1909, A.C. Milan, Calcio Catania) and manager (Bologna FC), dies at 83

About September 21, 2021

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 1 year, 8 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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

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