What Happened on September 8, 2021

Historical Events

  • Forty-one prisoners die in a fire at Tangerang prison, near Jakarta, Indonesia

Event of Interest

Large statue of Confederate general Robert E. Lee removed from plinth on Monument Avenue, Richmond, Virginia

Event of Interest

US Biden administration releases blueprint calling for 44% of American electricity to come from the sun by 2050 (currently 3%) [1]

  • Wildfire in Spanish Sierra Bermeja mountains in AndalucĂ­a erupts forcing evacuation of 2,600 people
2021 History

Famous Deaths

  • Big Daddy Graham [Edward Gudonis], American comedian, writer, actor, recording artist, and radio personality, dies of heart failure at 68

About September 8, 2021

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 1 year, 6 months and 19 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