On This Day

What Happened on September 11, 2018

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • "Fear: Trump in the White House" by Bob Woodward is published by Simon and Schuster
  • American-backed militia begins final push to oust militants from Hajin, Syria, last area under Islamic State control
  • Bus crash in southern Indian state of Telangana kills 53

Film release premierFilm Premier

Film "Green Book" directed by Peter Farrell and starring Viggo Mortensen and Mahershala Ali premieres at the Toronto Film Festival (Academy Award Best Picture 2019)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan lies in state in Accra, Ghana, ahead of a state funeral

UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan
UN Secretary-General
Kofi Annan
  • Imprisoned Brazilian Ex-president Luiz InĂ¡cio Lula da Silva abandons his presidential campaign
  • James Anderson takes his 564th Test wicket to become the most prolific fast bowler in cricket history as England beats India by 118 runs in the 5th Test at The Oval for a 4-1 series victory; Alistair Cook's final Test
  • Russia launches its largest military exercise since 1981 involving 300,000 personal with Chinese troops participating
  • Suicide bombing in Nangarhar province, Afghanistan, kills 68 and injures 165

Famous Deaths

  • Fenella Fielding, English actress (Carry On films), dies at 90