What Happened on September 18, 2019

Historical Events

  • Boarding school fire kills at least 27 in Monrovia, Liberia
  • Indian government proposes a ban on e-cigarettes

Election of Interest

Photo of Canadian PM Justin Trudeau wearing brownface in 2001 emerges during Canadian election campiagn

  • Saudi Arabia's Defense Ministry says Iran was to blame for drone attack on Saudi oil facilities

Election of Interest

Second Israel General Election in five months results in another deadlock between Benny Gantz's Blue and White Party and Likud Party under Benjamin Netanyahu

  • US White House bars California and other states from setting their own emission standards
2019 History

Famous Deaths

  • Fernando Ricksen, Dutch soccer midfielder (12 caps; Glasgow Rangers), dies of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis at 43

About September 18, 2019

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 4 years 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