On This Day

What Happened on September 27, 2018

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • First Chinese #MeToo case goes to court, TV star Zhu Jun sues for defamation after accusation posted online
  • Half of all orca could die through pollution involving polychlorinated biphenyls in the ocean, according to study published in "Science"
  • India's Supreme Court rules overturns 158-year old rule, section 497, decriminalizing adultery because it was discriminatory against women
  • Justin Milne, head of Australian Broadcasting Corporation resigns amid allegations of firing journalists for the government

Event of interestEvent of Interest

US Securities and Exchange Commission files lawsuit accusing Elon Musk of securities fraud

Entrepreneur Elon Musk
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Elon Musk
  • US Senate hearing into alleged sexual assault by Judge Brett Kavanaugh with him and accuser Christine Blasey Ford giving evidence

Famous Deaths

  • Marty Balin [Buchwald], American singer (Jefferson Airplane/Starship), dies at 76