On This Day

What Happened on September 25, 2019

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Austraia's Capital Territory becomes the 1st state in Australia to legalize recreational marijuana
  • Bulgarian economist Kristalina Georgieva named as the new head of the IMF

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Chinese President Xi Jinping opens Beijing's new Daxing International Airport designed by Zaha Hadid

Paramount Leader of China Xi Jinping
Paramount Leader of China
Xi Jinping
  • Hazzaa AlMansoori becomes first Emirati in space and first Arab astronaut to travel to the International Space Station, travelling on Russian Soyuz-MS 15 spacecraft
  • Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige reported to have been asked to develop a Star Wars film by the Walt Disney Company
  • Oaxaca becomes the second Mexican state to decriminalize abortion, during the first 12 weeks

Famous Deaths

  • Paul Badura-Skoda, Austrian pianist (Mozart Interpretation), dies at 91