On This Day

What Happened on September 5, 2021

Historical Events

  • Coup by soldiers in Guinea headed by Colonel Doumbouya deposes President Alpha Condé and his government, claiming rampant corruption
  • Tour Championship, Men's Golf, East Lake GC, GA: Patrick Cantlay claims richest prize in golf ($15m) with 1 stroke win over Jon Rahm; runner-up Rahm pockets $5m

Famous Deaths

  • Ivan Patzaichin, Romanian canoeist (Olympic gold C-2 1000m 1968, 80, 84; C-1 1000m 1972; World C'ship gold x 8), dies from lung cancer at 71
  • Sarah Harding, British pop singer (Girls Aloud - “Sound of the Underground,” “Love Machine), dies of breast cancer at 39
2021 Highlights

About September 5, 2021

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 15 days
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Virgo