On This Day

What Happened on September 14, 2017

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • 19 people die when a boat capsizes on Yamun River in Uttar Pradesh, India
  • Bodleian Library reveals earliest evidence of the zero symbol in 3rd or 4th Century Bakhshali (Pakistan) manuscript, through carbon dating
  • Fire at a religious school in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, kills 23

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Selena Gomez reveals she had a kidney transplant, because of lupus, donated by her friend Francia Rais

Singer and Actress Selena Gomez
Singer and Actress
Selena Gomez
  • Two Islamic State terrorist attacks in Dhiqar province, Southern Iraq, kill at least 60

Famous Deaths

  • Basi, world's oldest giant panda in captivity, dies in Fuzhou, China, at 37