On This Day

Historical Events on September 5 (Part 2)

Events 201 - 209 of 209

  • 2015 US health officials confrim a salmonella outbreak linked to cucumbers from Mexico is responsible for 1 death and for making hundreds sick

Historic DiscoveryHurricane Irma

2017 Hurricane Irma becomes the most powerful hurricane ever recorded in the Atlantic Basin region with winds of 185mph (280km/h)
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Satellite photo of Hurricane Irma shortly before landfall in Florida, with Hurricane Jose to the right
Satellite photo of Hurricane Irma shortly before landfall in Florida, with Hurricane Jose to the right
  • 2017 Barry Callebaut announce a 4th type of chocolate, "Ruby", made from the Ruby cocoa bean
  • 2017 Togo's government shuts down the internet for a week to quell government opposition
  • 2017 Brenda Hale, Baroness Hale of Richmond, becomes the first woman President of the UK Supreme Court
  • 2018 Anonymous senior White house official opinion piece "I am part of the resistance inside the Trump administration" published by the New York Times

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2018 UK Prime Minister Theresa May confirms in parliament two Russian military intelligence officers undertook novichok nerve agent attack, prompts international condemnation

British Prime Minister Theresa May
British Prime Minister
Theresa May
  • 2019 New theory the Loss Ness monster may be a giant eel after DNA study reveals no plesiosaur or sturgeon DNA found
  • 2019 South African women march on parliament to protest violence against women after month where 30 killed by their spouses