On This Day

What Happened on September 18, 2016

Historical Events

  • Earliest known fishooks at 23,000 years old discovered on Okinawa Island, Japan, findings published in PNAS journal
  • Evian Championship Women's Golf, Evian Resort GC: Chun In-gee of South Korea wins her 2nd major title by 4 strokes from Ryu So-yeon & Park Sung-hyun; 21-under-par score a record for all women's majors

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

In Russian elections Putin-backed United Russia party wins 54% of Parliamentary seats led by Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev
Russian President
Dmitry Medvedev
Russian President Vladimir Putin
Russian President
Vladimir Putin

2016 Highlights

About September 18, 2016

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 4 years, 1 month and 13 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Virgo