On This Day

What Happened on September 26, 2019

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

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

  • Martin Wesley-Smith, Australian composer, dies at 74
2019 Highlights

About September 26, 2019

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 2 years, 2 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

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