On This Day

What Happened on September 26, 2019

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Abortion is decriminalized in New South Wales, the last remaining Australian state to do so
  • US Income inequality widest for over 50 years, worst in California, Connecticut, Florida, Louisiana and New York, according to new census figures
  • WHO announces 800,000 children in DR Congo will be vaccinated in nine days in worlds's largest measles epidemic that has taken over 3,500 lives

Famous Deaths

  • Jacques Chirac, French politician, President of France (1995-2007) Prime Minister of France (1974-76, 1986-88), dies at 86