On This Day

What Happened on September 10, 2019

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Alibaba chairman Jack Ma steps down as China's richest man, replaced by Daniel Zhang
  • Bolivian wildfires have destroyed two million hectares (almost five million acres), of forest and grassland since August according to College of Biologists in La Paz
  • Iranian woman Sahar Khodayari dies after setting herself on fire during her trial, for entering a stadium disguised as a man in Tehran
  • Malaysia's National Disaster Management Agency deliver half a million face masks to Sarawak state, after more than 930,000 hectares (about 2.3 million acres) burnt in Indonesia cause hazardous levels of air pollution

Book releaseHistoric Publication

Novelist Margaret Atwood publishes "The Testaments", her follow-up to "The Handmaid's Tale"

Event of interestEvent of Interest

US President Donald Trump fires his third national security adviser John Bolton

45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality Donald Trump
45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality
Donald Trump