Historical Events In August - 21
Friday, 15 January 2021
2013 On August - 21 37 people are killed and 16 are injured in a bus crash near Chin Swee Temple, Malaysia
2014 On this day in history israeli airstrike in Rafah kills Mohammed Abu Shammala, Raed al Atar and Mohammed Barhoum
2017 On this day in history next total solar eclipse visible from North America
2017 On August - 21 the next total solar eclipse visible from Canada will happen on this day.
2017 Total solar eclipse visible from North America on August - 21.
2017 London's parliament clock Big Ben chimes for the last time before a four-year restoration process for its tower starts on August - 21.
2017 On August - 21 destroyer USS John S McCain collides with an oil tanker near Singapore leaving 10 missing and 5 injured
2017 Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay $417m to woman who developed ovarian cancer after using their talc-based products on this day in history.
2017 Chile's constitutional court approves bill to ease country's total abortion ban on this day in history.
2017 On this day in history a total solar eclipse (nicknamed "The Great American Eclipse") is visible within a band across the entire contiguous United States of America, passing from the Pacific to the Atlantic coasts.
2018 On this day in history michael Cohen, President Trump 's personal lawyer, pleads guilty to charges including illegal payment at direction of Trump to women Trump had affairs with
2018 On August - 21 australian PM Malcolm Turnbull calls for and wins a leadership vote 43-35 over Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton
2018 Paul Manafort, former Trump campaign chairman, is convicted on eight counts of fraud in a federal court in Alexandria, Virginia on this day in history.
2018 Water-ice first detected on the Moon by India's Chandrayaan-1 spacecraft (2008-9) in findings published by scientists on August - 21.
2018 On August - 21 californian Representative Duncan Hunter indicted for using campaign funds for personal expenses including holidays and flight for a pet rabbit
2019 On August - 21 german Chancellor challenges British PM Boris Johnson to find a solution to a no-deal Brexit in 30 days at their meeting in Berlin
2019 On August - 21 the Rock [Dwayne Johnson] named highest paid actor for a second year in a row, earning $89.4m
2019 Amazon rainforest wildfires: Brazil's National Institute for Space Research (INPE) reports fires burning in the Amazon rainforest at a record rate, with more than 36,000 in the year to date, while smoke reaches São Paulo more than 1,700 miles (2,700 km) away on August - 21.
2019 On this day in history giuseppe Conte offers his resignation as Prime Minister of Italy in order to avoid a no-confidence motion.
2020 BTS 's release new single Dynamite, becomes 1st video to be watched more than 100 million times in 24 hours on YouTube on August - 21.