What Happened on September 17, 2019

Historical Events

  • Indonesia raises the female marriage age to 19, in line with males, to curb child marriages

Event of Interest

Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg tells US Congress "I know you are trying but just not hard enough. Sorry.”

Famous Deaths

  • Corrine "Cokie" Roberts, American journalist, pioneering newscaster (ABC; NPR; PBS), and author, dies of with metastatic breast cancer at 75
  • Harold Mabern Jr., American post-bop jazz pianist and composer, dies at 83

About September 17, 2019

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 3 years, 8 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Truth Hurts - Lizzo
  • UK #1 Song: Take Me Back To London - Ed Sheeran Ft. Stormzy