September 2018 calendar

September 2018

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


Historical Events

Which were the important events of September 2018?


  • 01 Sep 2018 Dahyan Air Strike, Yemeni Civil War (2015): Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates claim that 51 people were killed in the attack on a Yemeni school bus by a Saudi Arabian plane.
  • 02 Sep 2018 A suicide bomber targets a Somalia government building in Mogadishu and causes the destruction of a nearby school. There are 14 injuries and three deaths.
  • 03 Sep 2018 Libyan Civil War (2014-present). More than 40 people, including civilians have been killed in clashes in Tripoli, Libya.
  • 04 Sep 2018 2015-2018 Iraqi Protests: Seven people were killed and over 30 injured in a Basra, Iraq rally after security forces opened fire.
  • 05 Sep 2018 Afghanistan War (2001-present). A suicide attack on a Hazara Shi'ite wrestling club in Kabul, Afghanistan. A second explosion, apparently targeting journalists and emergency services, kills at most 20 people and injures 70 more.
  • 06 Sep 2018 Two million Ford F150 trucks have been recalled because of a manufacturing defect that could cause the seatbelt pretensioner to light up and ignite the vehicle.
  • 07 Sep 2018 Syrian Civil War: Presidents of Russia, Iran and Russia disagree with the Turkish President's proposal for a ceasefire at Idlib following a meeting in Tehran. This would not include Islamist militants that these nations seek to defeat.
  • 08 Sep 2018 Taliban insurgents attacked the checkpoint in western Afghanistan's Herat, killing 9 people and injuring 6. The militants also suffered 10 injuries.
  • 09 Sep 2018 Four separate Taliban attacks kill dozens of Afghans in Afghanistan's war. Baghlan Province: An army base is destroyed.
  • 10 Sep 2018 Syrian Civil War: The Netherlands stops funding the opposition and police forces in Syria, claiming that there are very few chances they will win the war. The Netherlands will cease support for the White Helmets in December 2018.
  • 11 Sep 2018 2018 Atlantic hurricane season, Hurricane Florence. The Donald Trump campaign cancels an event for Missouri in advance of Hurricane Florence. (Politico). Hurricane Florence has caused the cancellation of the North Carolina Tar Heels football match against the UCF Knights, and the North Carolina State Wolfpack against the West Virginia Mountaineers game.
  • 12 Sep 2018 War in Afghanistan: Yesterday's suicide attack in eastern Afghanistan on protesters claimed 68 lives.
  • 13 Sep 2018 September 2018, inter-Korean Summit, North Korea-South Korea Relations: The third Inter-Korean summit will be held in Pyongyang between South Korean President Moon Jae-in, and North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un next week.
  • 14 Sep 2018 Syrian Civil War: Idlib residents demonstrate against President Bashar al-Assad's government.
  • 15 Sep 2018 In twin attacks by Islamist militants from eastern Burkina Faso, nine civilians were killed
  • 16 Sep 2018 After being closed for "an ongoing law enforcement investigation into criminal activity at Sacramento Peak", the Sunspot Solar Observatory will reopen Monday. A suspect in this investigation could pose a risk to the safety and security of residents and staff.
  • 17 Sep 2018 Russia and Turkey announce a Demilitarized Zone in Syria's Idlib Governorate. They also rule out military operations.
  • 18 Sep 2018 Syria missile strikes (September 2018, News: The Russian Ilyushin Il-20 aircraft carrying fourteen people, which had been missing since Monday overs the Mediterranean Sea, has been shot down. Russia accuses Israel for not providing enough warning before it launched its attacks. This caused Syria to shoot down the plane.
  • 19 Sep 2018 Oromo-Somali violence: Ethiopia's recent rise in ethnic violence has resulted in 58 deaths. Thousands continue to protest against the killings in Addis Ababa.
  • 20 Sep 2018 Mercury Prize: Wolf Alice wins 2018 Hyundai Mercury Prize with Visions of a Life.
  • 21 Sep 2018 Libyan Civil War (2014-2018), Battle of Tripoli (2018): Recent clashes in Tripoli have resulted in 96 deaths. The clashes that began on August 26, 2018 left 444 people dead and 16 others missing.
  • 22 Sep 2018 2018 Ahvaz military parade assault: Four unidentified gunmen dressed in military uniforms opened fire on a military parade commemorating the Iran-Iraq War. The parade was held in Ahvaz Khuzestan, Iran. It saw 25 people killed and 60 injured. Both Ahvaz National Resistance and the Islamic State claim responsibility.
  • 23 Sep 2018 In the Democratic Republic of the Congo, rebels killed 23 civilians and four soldiers. It was close to an Ebola epidemic that had struck Beni, eastern Congo.
  • 24 Sep 2018 Russian officials claim that they will be sending S-300 air-defense missile systems to Syria in the next two weeks after the downing of Russian planes in Syria. Russia stated that it will begin jamming satellite signals and radar signals from planes attacking Syrian territory from the Mediterranean.
  • 25 Sep 2018 Inspire Brands has announced the purchase of Sonic Drive-In, a fast food chain, for US$2.3 billion.
  • 26 Sep 2018 Battle of Tripoli (2018): Heavy fighting in Tripoli has been stopped. More than 100 people were killed in the last month by different militias.
  • 27 Sep 2018 Justin Milne, the chairman of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, resigned following allegations that he interfered with the broadcaster’s employment and editorial practices for former prime minister Malcolm Turnbull.
  • 28 Sep 2018 2018 Gaza border protests - Six Palestinians, including one 12-year-old boy, were killed in IDF fire during Gaza border clashes.
  • 29 Sep 2018 2018 Sulawesi tsunami and earthquake: At least 408 people have been confirmed dead, and at least 560 injured by the tsunami that was triggered Friday by a magnitude 7.7 earthquake in Palu and Donggala (Indonesia).
  • 30 Sep 2018 2018 Sulawesi earthquake, tsunami: It is now known that at least 844 people have been killed in the tsunami and earthquake in Indonesia.
  • 06 Sep 2018 Supreme Court of India decriminalised all consensual sex among adults in private, making homosexuality legal on the Indian lands.[11]


Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?


Which were the most popular books released in September 2018?

Crazy Rich Asians by Kevin Kwan

Crazy Rich Asians


Rachel Chu finds out that Nicholas Young, her boyfriend, is from Singapore's wealthy family; first in a trilogy

A Simple Favor by Darcey Bell

A Simple Favor


Stephanie suspects that something is wrong when Emily vanishes and leaves behind her family; movie

Leverage in Death by J.D. Robb

Leverage in Death


Lt. Eve Dallas investigates suicide bombing by coerced Wall Street executives; 47th episode in series

Field of Bones by J.A. Jance

Field of Bones


Sheriff Joanna Brady returns from maternity leave to investigate a series murders.

Sharp Objects by Gillian Flynn

Sharp Objects


Camille Preaker, a journalist covering the murders of two teenage girls in her hometown, is haunted by her troubled past