What Happened on November 9, 2015

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • "Reclining Nude" by Italian artist Modigliani fetches 2nd highest auction price at $170.4m
  • San Diego's SeaWorld announces it will overhaul its killer whale show after controversy over the whales treatment
  • Tim Wolfe, President of the University of Missouri, resigns amid protests of endemic racism on campus
  • World Anti-Doping Agency commission report recommends Russian Federation be banned from athletics competitions for running a "state-supported" doping programme

Famous Deaths

  • Andy [Andrew] White, Scottish drummer, drummed on early Beatles records, dies at 85