What Happened on August 9, 2016

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Longest ever hunger strike ends, Indian human rights campaigner Irom Sharmila tastes honey after 16 years

Famous Deaths

  • Bob Kiley, American public transit specialist (New York, London), dies at 80
  • Gerald Grosvenor, English 6th Duke of Westminster and 3rd richest Britain, dies at 64