On This Day

What Happened on September 18, 2019

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

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

Electoral defeatElection 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

Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu
Prime Minister of Israel
Benjamin Netanyahu
  • US White House bars California and other states from setting their own emission standards

Famous Deaths

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