What Happened on September 16, 2015

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • 700 million Maleria cases prevented in Africa since 2000 in report by University of Oxford in "Nature" journal
  • 8.3 magnitude quake hits off coast of Illapel, Chile killing 11 and prompting evacuation of 1 million
  • Military coup in Burkina Faso, President Michel Kafando and other officials seized by presidential guards
  • Oil tanker explosion kills 170 in Maridi, South Sudan
  • Report 3 million people die each year of air pollution, more than Maleria and HIV/Aids combined published in "Nature" journal

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Second Republican presidential candidates debate, hosted by CNN, Carly Fiorina and Donald Trump face off at the Reagan Presidential Library

Businessman and TV Personality Donald Trump
Businessman and TV Personality
Donald Trump