Historical Events on May 9th, 2012

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • A Russian passenger jet disappears with 45 people on board
  • Mark Rothko's "Orange, Red, Yellow" becomes the most expensive contemporary art piece to be sold at auction for $86.9 million dollars

Event of interestEvent of Interest

United States President Barack Obama officially states his support for same sex marriage

44th US President Barack Obama
44th US President
Barack Obama