This global events report for September 2018 correlates major international events with their markers in specified astrological charts or the sky.
Events as reported by reputable news services.
September 2: A massive fire (Mars) destroys most of the Paço de São Cristóvão, which houses the National Museum of Brazil, in Rio de Janeiro. The museum holds important archaeological and anthropological objects, including the remains of the Luzia Woman, Marajoara vases and Egyptian mummies. Everything was lost (Saturn). Progressed Mars was parallel birth chart Saturn and birth chart Pluto in the Aquarian Age chart.
September 4: The US Senate Judiciary Committee (Jupiter) opens confirmation hearings for US Supreme Court (Jupiter) nominee Brett Kavanaugh amidst protests (Uranus) and riotous behavior (Mars). Progressed Jupiter was square Sun and parallel Mars in the Jupiter cycle; and progressed Sun was sesquisquare Uranus in the Sun cycle.
September 5: The New York Times publishes (Jupiter) an editorial written by an anonymous senior administration official (Sun) in the Trump administration which unleashes a barrage of criticism against the president and claims unnamed administration aides and officials, in efforts to promote national stability, conspired against him. Progressed Jupiter was square Sun in the Jupiter cycle; and Sun, Moon and Mercury are in house 1 of America’s new Moon chart.
September 6: The Indian Supreme Court (Jupiter) strikes down Article 377, a colonial-era law (Jupiter) which criminalized homosexuality, declaring it unconstitutional. Progressed Jupiter was square Sun in the Jupiter cycle.
September 11: A bus carrying pilgrims (Jupiter) from a Hindu temple in the hills of Telangana in India plunges (Mars) off a road, killing at least 57 people and injuring 25 others. Progressed Jupiter was parallel Mars in the Jupiter cycle.
September 14-15: Hurricane Florence slams into North Carolina. 11 people are confirmed dead. At Swansboro a record 30.5 inches (77 cm) of rain fell breaking the state record of 24 inches (61 cm). Saturn – the planet of storms and flooding rain – was in house 1 of America’s new Moon chart. Power outages (Uranus) were due to Mars was square Uranus in the sky.
September 15-16: Super Typhoon Mangkhut (Saturn) slams into the Philippines killing 60 people. It then moves on to Hong Kong and China leaving a trail of destruction. Progressed Pluto was parallel Saturn in the Pluto cycle.
September 17: Russia and Turkey announce a demilitarized zone in Syria’s Idlib Governate and rule out any military (Mars) operation. Mars was square Uranus in the sky.
A Russian Air Force Ilyushin Il-20 reconnaissance plane with 14 servicemen on board is shot down (Mars) over the Mediterranean Sea during the missile attack (Mars) on Syria's Latakia Governate. Mars was square Uranus in the sky.
The Taliban launches multiple attacks (Mars) on security checkpoints in Afghanistan, killing at least 27 members of the security forces. Mars was square Uranus in the sky.
The United States announces a 10% tariff on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods (Jupiter) to start on September 24, increasing to 25% by the end of the year, and threatens tariffs on an additional $267 billion worth of imports if China retaliates. Progressed Jupiter was parallel Mars in the Jupiter cycle.
In the US the confirmation of Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, hits a glitch (Uranus) when Christine Blasey Ford claims he sexually assaulted her (Mars) at a party when she was 15. A public hearing on the claim is scheduled for next week. Mars was square Uranus in the sky.
September 18: North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and South Korean President Moon Jae in meet in Pyongyang for their third summit (Pluto) in 2018 as both countries look to establish peace on the Korean Peninsula. Progressed Mars was parallel birth chart Pluto in the Aquarian Age chart; and Mars was square Uranus in the sky.
September 19: The death toll from the recent spike in ethnic violence (Mars-Uranus) in Ethiopia rises to 58. Thousands are still protesting (Uranus) against the killings in the capital Addis Ababa. Mars was square Uranus in the sky.
September 20: At least 136 people are dead and more than 100 others are missing after a ferry (Jupiter) capsizes in Lake Victoria, Tanzania. Jupiter was parallel Mars in the Jupiter cycle.
September 27: The Supreme Court of India (Jupiter – house 9) strikes down a law criminalizing adultery as unconstitutional, stating it treated women as property of their husbands. Progressed Jupiter was semisquare Pluto in the Jupiter cycle.
Christine Blasey Ford and Brett Kavanaugh testify before the US Senate. Progressed Jupiter was semisquare Pluto in the Jupiter cycle; and progressed Uranus was square Mercury in the Uranus cycle.
September 28: Indonesia is hit by a 7.7-magnitude earthquake and tsunami (Saturn). The death toll at October 5 was 1558. Progressed Mars was parallel Saturn in the Mars cycle.
The Roman Catholic Church (Jupiter) defrocks (Pluto) Fernando Karadima, a priest at the center of a sex abuse scandal in Chile. Progressed Jupiter was semisquare Pluto in the Jupiter cycle.
President Donald Trump orders an FBI investigation (Pluto) into the sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh (Jupiter). Progressed Jupiter was semisquare Pluto in the Jupiter cycle.
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