On This Day

What Happened on September 22, 2021

Historical Events

  • WHO warns urgent action needed on air pollution, is on a par with smoking and a poor diet, causing seven million premature deaths a year

Famous Deaths

  • Melvin Van Peebles, American stage and screen actor, director (Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song; Sophisticated Gent), composer, and novelist, dies at 89
  • Orlando Martínez, Cuban boxer (Olympic gold bantamweight 1972), dies at 77
  • Roger Michell, British stage and screen director (Blue/Orange; Notting Hill; Hyde Park On Hudson), dies at 65
2021 Highlights

About September 22, 2021

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 1 month and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Virgo