On This Day

What Happened on August 9, 2015

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • At Ferguson anniversary of the shooting of unarmed Michael Brown, a man is shot and a state of emergency declared

Famous Weddings

  • Model Kate Grigorieva (27) weds her boyfriend Alexander in Saint Petersburg

Famous Deaths

  • David Nobbs, English comedic writer (The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin), dies at 80
  • Frank Gifford, American NFL player and broadcaster, dies at 84