August 9, 2016 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in History

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

Deaths in History

  • 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