On This Day

What Happened on September 13, 2017

Day of the Week: Wednesday

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

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

Politician and US First Lady Hillary Clinton
Politician and US First Lady
Hillary Clinton

Historic DiscoveryHurricane Irma

Nursing home inhabitants rescued after losing their air-conditioning in aftermath of Hurricane Irma in Hollywood, Florida, 11 die
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Satellite photo of Hurricane Irma shortly before landfall in Florida, with Hurricane Jose to the right
Satellite photo of Hurricane Irma shortly before landfall in Florida, with Hurricane Jose to the right

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

PM of Portugal and Secretary-General of the United Nations António Guterres
PM of Portugal and Secretary-General of the United Nations
António Guterres

Famous Deaths

  • Frank Vincent, American actor (The Sopranos), dies of a heart attack at 80
  • Pete Domenici, American politician, U.S. Senator from New Mexico (1973-2009), dies at 85