What Happened on September 5, 2017

Historical Events

  • Barry Callebaut announce a 4th type of chocolate, "Ruby", made from the Ruby cocoa bean
  • Brenda Hale, Baroness Hale of Richmond, becomes the first woman President of the UK Supreme Court

Hurricane Irma

Hurricane Irma becomes the most powerful hurricane ever recorded in the Atlantic Basin region with winds of 185mph (280km/h)

  • Togo's government shuts down the internet for a week to quell government opposition

Famous Deaths

  • Holger Czukay [Holger Schüring], German musician (Can), dies at 79
2017 Highlights

About September 5, 2017

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 5 years, 4 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

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

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