On This Day

What Happened on September 17, 2018

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 50 girls treated in hospital in Kaya, Burkina Faso after illegal botched circumcisions
  • Flooding in Nigeria kills over 100 people as Benue and Niger Rivers overflow
  • Hurricane Florence has caused 900 people to be rescued from flooding, death toll at 23, city of Wilmington isolated officials announce
  • Needles purposely hidden in strawberries in Australia prompt government to order an investigation
  • US border control agent confesses to the murder of four women and assault of another in Laredo, Texas