Today: April 22nd, 2021

Today's date falls on a Thursday. It is day 112 of 2021. The decade is the 2020s.



Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • Week Number: We are currently in Week 16 of 2021.
  • Leap Year: 2021 is NOT a leap year.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1619046000.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around April 22nd, 2021:

  • March 23rd, 2021: A large container ship causes an obstruction after it runs aground in the Suez Canal in Egypt.
  • March 24th, 2021: Actress Jessica Walter passes away at the age of 80.
  • March 29th, 2021: A large container ship is freed after obstructing the Suez Canal in Egypt for six days.
  • April 2nd, 2021: Rapper DMX suffers an overdose at his home in New York.
  • April 4th, 2021: It is confirmed that rapper DMX is in a vegetative state following a heart attack at his home in New York.
  • April 5th, 2021: It is announced that Q&A website "Yahoo! Answers" will be shutting down after 15 years.
  • April 5th, 2021: English actor Paul Ritter dies from a brain tumor at the age of 54.
  • April 6th, 2021: Media personality Kim Kardashian achieves billionaire status.
  • April 9th, 2021: Prince Philip passes away at the age of 99.
  • April 9th, 2021: Rap star DMX dies at the age of 50.
  • April 15th, 2021: 8 people are killed in a mass shooting at a FedEx facility in Indianapolis, Indiana.
  • April 17th, 2021: Jake Paul defeats Ben Askren in a boxing match.
  • April 17th, 2021: The funeral of Prince Philip is held at St George's Chapel in Windsor Castle.
  • April 18th, 2021: Soccer: 12 of Europe's biggest football clubs announce that they will be forming a breakaway Super League.
  • April 19th, 2021: Soccer: José Mourinho is sacked as the manager of Tottenham Hotspur.
  • April 19th, 2021: Soccer: The announcement that 12 of Europe's biggest football clubs will be forming a "Super League" is roundly criticized by fans, players, managers, politicians and media pundits.
  • April 20th, 2021: Former US police officer Derek Chauvin is convicted of the murder of George Floyd.
  • April 20th, 2021: Soccer: Multiple teams begin to pull out of the European Super League after Chelsea signal their intention to withdraw.
  • April 20th, 2021: Soccer: Ed Woodward announces that he will be resigning as the executive vice-chairman of Manchester United following backlash against the proposed European Super League.
  • This date: April 22nd, 2021

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on April 22nd, 2021, will have the star sign Taurus.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Aries.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2021 is the year of the Ox (Yin Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: April 22nd, 2021 falls under the Beaver.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of April will have the birthstone Diamond.

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities, historical figures and noteable people who were born on the 22nd of April:


Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • If your baby is due on April 22nd, 2021, then the date of conception was probably around the 13th of July, 2020. (Rough Estimate).
  • A baby that is conceived on April 22nd, 2021, will be due on the 30th of January, 2022. (Rough Estimate).

22nd of April

Events that have occurred on the 22nd of April:

  • April 22nd, 1963: Liberal Party leader Lester B. Pearson becomes the new Prime Minister of Canada.
  • April 22nd, 1992: English comedian Benny Hill is found dead at his home after two days of unanswered phone calls.
  • April 22nd, 1993: Black teenager Stephen Lawrence is murdered in a racially-motivated attack by a group of white youths in Eltham, London.
  • April 22nd, 1994: Former US President Richard Nixon passes away four days after suffering a stroke.
  • April 22nd, 2004: American footballer Pat Tillman is killed in Afghanistan.
  • April 22nd, 2007: The song "Chocolate Rain" is released by Tay Zonday.
  • April 22nd, 2013: Manchester United win the Premier League after defeating Aston Villa 3-0 at Old Trafford.
  • April 22nd, 2014: Football: Manchester United sack David Moyes.

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