On This Day

What Happened on September 15, 2013

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 21 people are killed in a series of bombings in Baghdad and Shia provinces, Iraq
  • 27 people are killed after a coal mine collapses in Afghanistan
  • 38th Toronto International Film Festival: "12 Years a Slave" directed by Steve McQueen wins the People's Choice Award
  • Edi Rama is elected Prime Minister of Albania
  • Evian Championship Women's Golf, Evian Resort GC: Suzann Pettersen of Norway wins by 2 strokes over New Zealand amateur Lydia Ko; first time event has major title status
  • Japan switches off its last working nuclear reactor