September 8, 2016 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History

  • Giraffe DNA study published in "Current Biology" reveals there are 4 species not just 1, as previously assumed
  • NASA launches Osiris-Rex probe to retrieve a rock sample from the 500m-wide Bennu asteroid

Deaths in History

  • The Lady Chablis [born Benjamin Knox], American transgender entertainer (Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil), dies at 59