September 2017 calendar

September 2017

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in September 2017.
The US president was Donald John Trump (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Theresa May (Conservative), Pope Francis was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on September 2017: find out below


Historical Events

Which were the important events of September 2017?


  • 01 Sep 2017 2017 Atlantic hurricane season: Hurricane Irma is now a Category 2 hurricane with sustained winds of 110 miles an hour (175 km per hour) and is expected to continue strengthening this weekend, increasing the risk when it approaches the Leeward Islands in The Caribbean.
  • 02 Sep 2017 Iraqi Civil War: Suicide bombers attack a power plant run by the state near Samarra, Iraq. Seven people were killed and thirteen others were injured. The attack was claimed by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant.
  • 03 Sep 2017 Economy of Cambodia: The Cambodia Daily newspaper will publish its last edition after it was ordered to pay USD$6.3million in taxes in the wake of an investigation by Prime Minister of Cambodia Hun S into private companies in Cambodia.
  • 04 Sep 2017 Syrian Civil War: Syrian state TV reports that the Syrian Army has reached a point three kilometers from Deir ez-Zor. This is a city under siege by the Islamic State of Iraq & the Levant since 2014. Two Russian soldiers escorting a military staff ceasefire monitoring convoy were killed in Deir ezZor Province.
  • 05 Sep 2017 Syrian Civil War: Siege of Deir ez-Zor (2014-17). The 28-month-old siege of Deir ez-Zor, by the Islamic State of Iraq & the Levant, is lifted by the Syrian Army.
  • 06 Sep 2017 Pope Francis visits Colombia to conduct pastoral visits: Pope Francis arrives in Colombia for five days. Francis had promised to visit South America in early 2016 after a peace treaty on civil war was signed.
  • 07 Sep 2017 Israeli involvement in the Syrian Civil War. It is believed that Israeli jets attacked a military research center near Masyaf in Hama Governorate. At least two soldiers from the Syrian Army were killed. Rumours claimed that the facility contained chemical weapons.
  • 08 Sep 2017 Pope Francis pastoral visits: Pope Francis responds to Rodrigo Londono, FARC rebel leader,'s open letter asking forgiveness for the pain the group has inflicted upon the country during his talk at Villavicencio. He urges Colombians who are skeptical about the peace agreement to seek reconciliation.
  • 09 Sep 2017 Syrian Civil War: Siege at Deir ez-Zor (2014-17). The Syrian Army ends the nine-month-long siege of Deir ez-Zor Airport, which was held by ISIL militants. (Reuters)Deir ez-Zor offensive, September 2017-present: The SDF announces an offensive to defeat ISIL militants in northern Deir ez-Zor Governorate.
  • 10 Sep 2017 Russian military intervention in Syria Civil War: Russian airstrikes against several ferries crossing the Euphrates near Deir ez-Zor have killed at least 34 civilians including 9 children, according the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.
  • 11 Sep 2017 Sinai insurgency: 18 police officers were killed and seven more injured when militants attacked a convoy of police in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula.
  • 12 Sep 2017 2016 United States Presidential Election: Hillary Clinton publishes What Happened, a memoir of her recent presidential campaign. Clinton suggested that she might not run for the presidency again in 2020.
  • 13 Sep 2017 War in Afghanistan: At least three people are killed and five others injured in a suicide bombing at a checkpoint close to Kabul International Cricket Stadium, Kabul, Afghanistan. (Reuters) The United States Senate has blocked an amendment to 2018 National Defense Authorization Act which would have repealed war authorizations for use of force in Afghanistan and Iraq.
  • 14 Sep 2017 Iraqi Civil War 2017 Nasiriyah Attacks: At least 50 people were killed and 87 more were injured in multiple attacks by ISIL members on the outskirts Nasiriyah, in the southern Dhi Qar Governorate.
  • 15 Sep 2017 2017 Parsons Green bombing. An explosion at London's Parsons Green tube station caused 29 injuries. Scotland Yard considers the incident a terrorist attack.
  • 16 Sep 2017 Ryanair, an Irish low-cost airline cancels 82 Sunday flight to Ireland as part of a six-week-long program to eliminate 40 to 50 flights per day to clear its crew vacation backlog. This is to comply with the requirements of the Irish Aviation Authority by the end of 2012.
  • 17 Sep 2017 Five people are killed in a roadside bomb attack in North-West Pakistan during the war in Afghanistan.
  • 18 Sep 2017 Northern Rakhine State Clashes: A few hundred protestors gather in Yangon, Myanmar's capital commercial. They condemn Rohingya militants and any foreign interference in the Rakhine conflict.
  • 19 Sep 2017 2017 Atlantic hurricane season: Maria, a Category 5 hurricane with sustained winds of 160 mph (260 km/h), makes landfall in Dominica. Maria is the second Category 5 hurricane to land at this intensity in 2017, making it the only season with this record, after 2007 and 2007.
  • 20 Sep 2017 Economy in the United States: The U.S. Federal Reserve announced that its benchmark interest rate would not change in October, but it anticipates an increase at the end of 2019. It also expects three additional increases in 2018 as well as two more in 2019. The Federal Reserve has also announced that its balance sheet reduction program would begin in October.
  • 21 Sep 2017 Syrian Civil War: Russian-Syrian warplanes conduct airstrikes on southern Idlib killing three civilians and injuring many more.
  • 22 Sep 2017 Transport for London: Transport for London has announced that it will not issue Uber an additional private hire license.
  • 23 Sep 2017 Apocalypticism. Conspiracy theorist David Meade, a book author and conspiracy theorist, predicted that a mythological rogue Planet called Nibiru (sometimes referred to as Planet X), would collide with Earth and cause the end of the world.
  • 24 Sep 2017 Russian military intervention in Syria Civil War: According to the Russian Defence Ministry, a Russian lieutenant-general Valery Asapov was killed by mortar fire from ISIL militants close to Deir ez-Zor. Asapov is one of the top Russian military advisors in Syria.
  • 25 Sep 2017 The Myanmar Army discovers a mass grave containing 28 Hindus, including children. It is believed that they were killed by the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army.
  • 26 Sep 2017 2017 Har Adar shooting: Three Israelis were killed and one more injured when a Palestinian gunman opened fire at an Israeli settlement in Har Adar, West Bank.
  • 27 Sep 2017 Syrian Civil War: Russian planes strike the Yaqobia and Qaina villages of Christians-majority Qaina in western Idlib. One child was killed and five others were injured. Five Russian warplanes bomb the city of al-Tamane'a using rockets, bombs and Bunker-Buster missiles. This caused significant damage to the area and caused a large number of civilians fleeing.
  • 28 Sep 2017 Syrian Civil War: The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant released footage that appears to show Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, its leader, urging his followers against "crusaders andapostates"
  • 29 Sep 2017 War in Somalia: Al-Shabaab militants attacked a military base based outside of Mogadishu. 15 soldiers were killed.
  • 30 Sep 2017 2017 Edmonton attack: A man drove into a police officer in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada near the Commonwealth Stadium and then stabbed him. After fleeing the scene, the suspect was arrested the next night after a police chase. Four pedestrians were struck by the suspect's rental truck. The incident is being investigated by police as an act terrorist. (Edmonton Journal),
  • 03 Sep 2017 North Korea conducts its sixth and most powerful nuclear test.

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The Romanov Ransom by Clive Cussler, Robin Burcell

The Romanov Ransom


Sam FargoaEUR(tm), a treasure-hunting team, comes across an ambitious neoNazi clan while searching for a Romanov fortune.

Glass Houses by Louise Penny

Glass Houses


A New York Times Bestseller in an instant and August 2017 LibraryReads Pick! Penny's 13th Gamache novel is absorbing and intricately plotted. It shows that she can pursue dark truths with compassion, grace and grace.

Braving the Wilderness by Bren? Brown

Braving the Wilderness



A Column of Fire by Ken Follett

A Column of Fire


#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER "Absorbing. . . It is impossible to resist." --The Washington Post. Can one young spy save his queen as Europe explodes? International bestseller Ken Follett dives deep into the dangerous world of powerful monarchs and …

It by Stephen King



Stephen King's classic, terrifying #1 New York Times bestseller is now a major motion movie. It tells the story of seven adults returning to their hometown to face a horror they first encountered as evil that doesn't have a …