What Happened on September 23, 2021

Historical Events

Event of Interest

Biden administration and EPA introduce first regulation against greenhouse gases, reduction of hydrofluorocarbons by 85% in 15 years

  • Fossilized footprints 23,000-21,000 years old from White Sands, New Mexico indicate settlement by humans of North and South America earlier than previous thought [1]

Famous Deaths

  • Nino Vaccarella, Italian auto racer (24 Hours of Le Mans 1964; 12 Hours of Sebring 1970), dies at 88
  • Sue Thompson [Eva Sue McKee], American pop and country music singer ("Sad Movies (Make Me Cry")), dies at 96
  • [Alfred] "Pee Wee" Ellis, American jazz, funk, and rock saxophonist, arranger (James Brown; Van Morrison; Maceo Parker), and songwriter ("The Chicken"; "Cold Sweat"), dies of heart failure at 80

About September 23, 2021

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 1 year, 8 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

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

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