On This Day

What Happened on September 23, 2021

Historical Events

Historic Event

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

46th US President, Vice President and Senator Joe Biden
46th US President, Vice President and Senator
Joe Biden
  • 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

  • (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
  • Nino Vaccarella, Italian auto racer (24 Hours of Le Mans 1964; 12 Hours of Sebring 1970), dies at 88
2021 Highlights

About September 23, 2021

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 1 month and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Libra