On This Day

What Happened on September 15, 2019

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • "Jojo Rabbit" directed by "Taika Waititi and starring Scarlett Johansson wins the top award at the Toronto Film Festival
  • Hong Kong police fire water cannons and tear gas at thousands of protesters outside the British embassy, as protests continue in the city
  • Norman Lear becomes the oldest person to win an Emmy at 97, in the variety special category for ABC’s “Live in Front of a Studio Audience"
  • Solheim Cup Women's Golf, Gleneagles: Europe beats US, 14½-13½; Suzann Pettersen of Norway sinks 8-footer on 18th hole of final match to beat Marina Alex, 1-up and regain Cup

Event of interestEvent of Interest

UK PM Boris Johnson compares himself to Marvel Hulk character in newspaper interview "The madder Hulk gets, the stronger Hulk gets" about UK exiting the EU

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson
British Prime Minister
Boris Johnson

Famous Deaths

  • Mike Stefanik, American auto racer (9 NASCAR Modified Championships), dies in a plane crash at 61
  • Ric Ocasek [Richard Otcasek], American musician (The Cars - Best Friend's Girl; Shake It Up), found dead at 75