On This Day

What Happened on September 13, 2017

Historical Events

  • Actress Rebel Wilson awarded $4.56 million in damages in libel case against Bauer Media in Melbourne, largest defamation payout in Australia
  • International Olympic Committee announces Paris (2024) and Los Angeles (2028) will host the Olympic games

Historic Event

Martin Shkreli's bail revoked after he judged risk to community for posting $5,000 bounty for a strand of Hillary Clinton's hair

Hurricane Irma

Nursing home inhabitants rescued after losing their air-conditioning in aftermath of Hurricane Irma in Hollywood, Florida, 11 die

Historic Event

UN Secretary-General António Guterres says Rohingya refugee crisis now "catastrophic" as 370,000 confirmed to have fled Myanmar


Famous Deaths

  • Frank Vincent, American actor (The Sopranos), dies of a heart attack at 80
  • Grant Hart, American punk rock drummer and songwriter (Hüsker Dü), dies of liver cancer at 56
  • Pete Domenici, American politician, U.S. Senator from New Mexico (1973-2009), dies at 85
2017 Highlights

About September 13, 2017

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 4 years, 2 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Virgo