On This Day

What Happened on September 9, 2019

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Australia experiences its earliest and most severe start to the fire season after fighting dozens of bushfires in Queensland and New South Wales

Event of interestEvent of Interest

John Legend and wife Chrissy Teigen fire back at Donald Trump on social media after he calls them "boring" and "filthymouthed" in tweets over Criminal Justice Reform

Model and TV Personality Chrissy Teigen
Model and TV Personality
Chrissy Teigen
45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality Donald Trump
45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality
Donald Trump
  • Nigerian government says it will repatriate 600 people from South Africa after two people killed in wave of xenophobic violence in Johannesburg
  • Poet John Milton's own copy of Shakespeare's First Folio of 1623 has survived with his annotations according to scholar Jason Scott-Warren in Philadelphia library, could be world's most important modern literary discovery
  • Scientist reveal evidence of humans earliest milk consumption, 6,000 years ago from the dental plaque of teeth of prehistoric farmers from Britain

Famous Deaths

  • Brian Barnes, English golfer (Ryder Cup 1969-79), dies of cancer at 74