On This Day

What Happened in September 2018 (Part 2)

Historical Events

Film & TV History

Sep 25 Comedian Bill Cosby sentenced to 3-10 years in jail for 2004 sexual assault, first celebrity to be jailed in the #MeToo era

Historic Event

Sep 25 US President Donald Trump criticizes Globalism and Iran speaking at the UN General Assembly

  • Sep 25 Instagram’s co-founders, Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger resign from Instagram and parent company Facebook
  • Sep 25 Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven loses a confidence vote after election results in a hung parliament
  • Sep 27 US Senate hearing into alleged sexual assault by Judge Brett Kavanaugh with him and accuser Christine Blasey Ford giving evidence
  • Sep 27 India's Supreme Court rules overturns 158-year old rule, section 497, decriminalizing adultery because it was discriminatory against women
  • Sep 27 First Chinese #MeToo case goes to court, TV star Zhu Jun sues for defamation after accusation posted online
  • Sep 27 Half of all orca could die through pollution involving polychlorinated biphenyls in the ocean, according to study published in "Science"

Historic Event

Sep 27 US Securities and Exchange Commission files lawsuit accusing Elon Musk of securities fraud

  • Sep 27 Justin Milne, head of Australian Broadcasting Corporation resigns amid allegations of firing journalists for the government
  • Sep 28 7.5 magnitude earthquake hits just off island of Sulawesi, Indonesia, setting off a tsunami that hits cities of Donggala and Palu, at least 1649 people killed
  • Sep 28 Up to 50 million Facebook accounts hacked due to a code weakness

Sports History

Sep 28 Cristiano Ronaldo accused of rape in 2009 in US lawsuit filed in Nevada

Music History

Sep 28 Warner Bros. Records releases American singer Cher's 26th solo studio album "Dancing Queen"; album contains cover versions of 11 songs of Swedish pop group ABBA, and lands in top 10 of charts in 19 countries

  • Sep 29 NY Yankees Venezuelan 2nd baseman Gleyber Torres smashes a 2-run homer in 8-5 win v Boston at Fenway Park; Yankees MLB record 265th homer of the season; Giancarlo Stanton adds #266 in 7th

Music History

Sep 29 Rapper Kanye West announces on Twitter he is changing his name to Ye

Historic Event

Sep 29 Large demonstrations across Brazil against far-right presidential frontrunner Jair Bolsonaro

  • Sep 30 Ryder Cup Golf, Le Golf National: Europe regains Cup with 17½–10½ win over the US; Italian Francesco Molinari wins all 5 matches; Sergio Garcia becomes biggest point scorer in event history with 25½
  • Sep 30 Chinese-French painter Zao Wou-Ki's work "Juin-Octobre 1985" sells for $65 million in Hong Kong, in one of the most expensive art auctions ever in Asia
  • Sep 30 New York Yankees suffer a 10-2 drubbing at the Boston Red Sox but accumulate a MLB record 267 home runs for the season; surpass Seattle Mariners previous mark of 264 in 1997

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