On This Day

What Happened on September 16, 2019

Historical Events

  • 50,000 workers at General Motors go on strike in the US over pay and factory closings
  • Guantánamo Bay is the world's most expensive prison at US$13 million per prisoner according to investigation by "The New York Times"

Film & TV History

Marvel actor Mark Ruffalo rebuffs UK PM Boris Johnson, who compared himself to Hulk, "Boris Johnson forgets that the Hulk only fights for the good of the whole"

  • Personal data on every Ecuadorean citizen discovered online on unsecured cloud server
  • Study puts prices on value of "thoughts and prayers", average Christian willing to pay US$4 for a prayer, average atheists would pay US$3 not to receive one, published in "Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences"

Famous Deaths

  • Peter Stormonth Darling, Scottish investment banker (Mercury Asset Management Group - largest fund-management in the UK), dies at 86
2019 Highlights

About September 16, 2019

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 2 years, 2 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Virgo