What Happened on September 7, 2021

Historical Events

  • El Salvador becomes the first country to adopt Bitcoin as legal tender
  • Mexican Supreme Court rules making abortion a crime is unconstitutional, setting an important precedent [1]
  • Taliban announce their interim government in Afghanistan with Mullah Muhammad Hassan Akhund in the most senior role
  • Texas Governor Greg Abbott signs law restricting voting rights in the state, including limiting use of drop boxes and empowering partisan observers [1]
  • US records more than 40 million cases of COVID-1, daily cases at 161,000 (5 September), daily deaths at 1,560 with hospitalizations averaging 102,000 per day (NY Times figures)
2021 History

Famous Deaths

  • Phil Schaap, American Grammy Award-winning jazz historian, DJ, author and educator, dies of cancer at 70

About September 7, 2021

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 1 year, 8 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Butter - BTS
  • UK #1 Song: Bad Habits - Ed Sheeran