On This Day

What Happened on September 16, 2019

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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" on Twitter

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson
British Prime Minister
Boris Johnson
  • 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"