September 16, 2015 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History

  • 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