On This Day

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 interestEvent of Interest

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

Climate Activist Greta Thunberg
Climate Activist
Greta Thunberg

Famous Deaths

  • Cokie Roberts, American pioneering newscaster (ABC, NPR), dies of cancer at 75
  • Harold Mabern Jr., American post-bop jazz pianist and composer, dies at 83
2019 Highlights

About September 17, 2019

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 2 years, 1 month and 4 days
Leap Year: No

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