On This Day

What Happened on September 18, 2016

Day of the Week: Sunday

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