September 2018 calendar

September 2018
MonTueWedThuFriSatSun
     12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in September 2018.
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 2018: find out below

history

Historical Events

Which were the important events of September 2018?


Events

  • 01 Sep 2018 Dahyan air strike, Yemeni Civil War (2015–present): Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates say that the bombing of a school bus in Yemen by Saudi Arabian aircraft, which killed 51 people, was "unjustified". (Al Jazeera)
  • 02 Sep 2018 A suicide bomber attacks a government building in Mogadishu, Somalia, and causes the collapse of an adjacent school. Three deaths and 14 injuries are reported. (BBC)
  • 03 Sep 2018 Libyan Civil War (2014–present): More than 40 people, including civilians, have died in clashes in the Libyan city of Tripoli. (BBC)
  • 04 Sep 2018 2015–2018 Iraqi protests: Seven people are killed and more than 30 are injured during a rally in Basra, Iraq after security forces opened fire. (Yeni Şafak English)
  • 05 Sep 2018 War in Afghanistan (2001–present): A Suicide attack at a wrestling club in a Hazara Shi’ite neighborhood of the Afghan capital Kabul and a second explosion apparently targeting emergency services and journalists kills at least 20 people and wounds 70 others. (Reuters)
  • 06 Sep 2018 Approximately two million Ford F150 trucks are recalled due to a manufacturing error which can cause the seat belt pretensioner to ignite the vehicle. (NPR)
  • 07 Sep 2018 Syrian Civil War: The presidents of Russia and Iran disagree with the Turkish president's proposal for a ceasefire in Idlib after meeting in Tehran, because it would not include the Islamist militants those nations aim to defeat. (Reuters)
  • 08 Sep 2018 Taliban insurgents attacked a checkpoint in the western province of Afghanistan of Herat killing 9 and injuring 6 the militants suffered 10 losses as well. (VOA)
  • 09 Sep 2018 War in Afghanistan: Dozens of people are killed in four separate attacks by the Taliban. An army base is destroyed in Baghlan Province. (The New York Times)
  • 10 Sep 2018 Syrian Civil War: The Netherlands halts funding of the Syrian opposition and police forces, saying the chances of them winning the war are "extremely limited". Dutch support for the White Helmets will also end in December 2018. (Dutchnews.nl)
  • 11 Sep 2018 2018 Atlantic hurricane season, Hurricane Florence: The Donald Trump campaign cancels a rally for Missouri ahead of Hurricane Florence, which is expected to make landfall on the East Coast. (Politico)The North Carolina Tar Heels football game against the UCF Knights and the North Carolina State Wolfpack game against the West Virginia Mountaineers are cancelled due to Hurricane Florence. (Orlando Sentinel) (Sporting News)
  • 12 Sep 2018 War in Afghanistan: The death toll from yesterday's suicide attack on protesters in eastern Afghanistan rises to 68. (Al Jazeera)
  • 13 Sep 2018 September 2018 inter-Korean summit, North Korea–South Korea relations: The heads of Samsung, Hyundai, SK and LG will attend the third Inter-Korean summit between South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korea leader Kim Jong-un in Pyongyang next week. (UPI)
  • 14 Sep 2018 Syrian Civil War: Residents in Idlib, the last Syrian opposition-held territory, demonstrate against President Bashar Assad's government. (ABC News)
  • 15 Sep 2018 Nine civilians are killed in twin attacks carried out by Islamist militants in eastern Burkina Faso. (The Sydney Morning Herald)
  • 16 Sep 2018 The Sunspot Solar Observatory in New Mexico is set to reopen on Monday after being closed due to "an on-going law enforcement investigation of criminal activity that occurred at Sacramento Peak" in which "a suspect in the investigation potentially posed a threat to the safety of local staff and residents". (CNET)
  • 17 Sep 2018 Russia and Turkey announce a demilitarized zone in Syria's Idlib Governorate and rule out any military operations. (The Independent)
  • 18 Sep 2018 Syria missile strikes (September 2018): News emerges that the Russian Ilyushin Il-20 aircraft with fourteen people on board, missing since Monday over the Mediterranean Sea, was shot down. Russia accuses Israel of not giving enough warning before launching its attacks, causing Syria to shoot the plane down. (BBC) (ABC News)
  • 19 Sep 2018 Oromo–Somali clashes: The death toll from the recent spike in ethnic violence in Ethiopia rises to 58. Thousands are still protesting against the killings in the capital Addis Ababa. (Yahoo News)
  • 20 Sep 2018 Mercury Prize: The band Wolf Alice wins the 2018 Hyundai Mercury Prize for its album Visions of a Life. (The Guardian)
  • 21 Sep 2018 Libyan Civil War (2014–present), Battle of Tripoli (2018): The death toll from recent clashes in Tripoli rises to 96. The clashes, which began on August 26, 2018, have also left 444 wounded and 16 missing. (The Washington Post)
  • 22 Sep 2018 2018 Ahvaz military parade attack: Four unknown gunmen, wearing military uniforms, open fire during a military parade to commemorate the Iran–Iraq War in Ahvaz, Khuzestan, Iran, killing 25 people and wounding up to 60. Both the Islamic State and Ahvaz National Resistance claim responsibility. (Reuters)
  • 23 Sep 2018 Rebels kill 23 civilians and four soldiers in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The attack was near an Ebola epidemic in the town of Beni in eastern Congo. (Reuters)
  • 24 Sep 2018 Syria missile strikes (September 2018): Russian officials state that the country will send S-300 air-defense missile system to Syria within two weeks following the downing of Russian aircraft in Syria. Russia also stated it will commence jamming radar and satellite signals of planes that attack Syrian territory from the Mediterranean. (The Washington Post) (The National)
  • 25 Sep 2018 Inspire Brands announces its purchase of fast food chain Sonic Drive-In for US$2.3 billion. (USA Today)
  • 26 Sep 2018 Battle of Tripoli (2018): A ceasefire has ended heavy fighting in Tripoli that has killed over 100 people in a month from different militias. (Fox News)
  • 27 Sep 2018 Justin Milne resigns as chairman of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation following allegations that he interfered in the broadcaster's employment and editorial practices on behalf of former prime minister Malcolm Turnbull. (The Sydney Morning Herald)
  • 28 Sep 2018 2018 Gaza border protests: Six Palestinians, including a 12-year-old, are killed by IDF fire in Gaza border clashes. (Haaretz)
  • 29 Sep 2018 2018 Sulawesi earthquake and tsunami: More than 408 people are confirmed dead and at least 540 injured after a tsunami triggered by a magnitude 7.5 earthquake which hit Palu and Donggala, Indonesia, on Friday. (BBC)
  • 30 Sep 2018 2018 Sulawesi earthquake and tsunami: At least 844 people are now known to have died in the Indonesian earthquake and tsunami. (CNN)

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
Watch popular movies, TV series and live events, start your 30-day free trial

Cinema Paradiso

Cinema Paradiso

Directed by: Giuseppe Tornatore

Starring: Philippe Noiret, Enzo Cannavale, Antonella Attili, Isa Danieli

Country: United States of America

The Big City

The Big City

Directed by: Satyajit Ray

Starring: Anil Chatterjee, Madhabi Mukherjee, Jaya Bhaduri, Haren Chatterjee

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

Directed by: Richard Brooks

Starring: Elizabeth Taylor, Paul Newman, Burl Ives, Jack Carson

Country: United States of America

Dead Man's Gold

Dead Man's Gold

Directed by: Ray Taylor

Starring: Lash La Rue, Al St. John, Peggy Stewart, Terry Frost

The Nightmare Before Christmas

The Nightmare Before Christmas

Directed by: Henry Selick

Starring: Danny Elfman, Chris Sarandon, Catherine O'Hara, William Hickey

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in September 2018?
Unlimited books on any devices, try your first month free

A Simple Favor by Darcey Bell

A Simple Favor

By:

Stephanie suspects something is amiss when Emily disappears and leaves her family behind; movie

Fear by Bob Woodward

Fear

By:

Subtitle: "Trump in the White House"

Leverage in Death by J.D. Robb

Leverage in Death

By:

Lt. Eve Dallas investigates the coerced suicide bombing of a Wall Street executive; 47th in series

The Forbidden Door by Dean Koontz

The Forbidden Door

By:

FBI agent-turned-fugitive Jane Hawk has to fight against enemies who are threatening her son

Educated by Tara Westover

Educated

By:

Memoir by a Cambridge Ph.D. who was raised by Idaho survivalists and did not enter a classroom until she was 17