What Happened on September 17, 2016

Historical Events

Farm Aid Concert

Farm Aid held in Bristow, Virginia; performers include Willie Nelson, John Mellencamp, Neil Young, Dave Matthews, Alabama Shakes, Sturgill Simpson, Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats, Jamey Johnson & Alison Krauss, Margo Price, and The Wisdom Indian Dancers [1]

  • Terror bomb in Chelsea, New York injures 29

Famous Weddings

  • Olympian and professional road racing cyclist Philip Deignan (33) weds fellow road racing cyclist Lizzie Armitstead (26) in Otley, England

Famous Deaths

  • Charmian Carr, American actress (The Sound of Music), dies at 73

About September 17, 2016

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 6 years, 6 months and 9 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Virgo

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Closer - The Chainsmokers Featuring Halsey
  • UK #1 Song: Closer - The Chainsmokers Ft. Halsey