On This Day

What Happened on September 26, 2017

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Fights break out in Uganda's parliament during debate to raise presidential age limit
  • Saudi Arabia announces it is overturning its ban on women driving - last country in the world to do so
  • World's second-largest gem-quality diamond, the "Lesedi La Rona", sells for $53m

Famous Deaths

  • Robert Delpire, French publisher, editor and photographer, dies at 91