What Happened on August 9, 2015

Historical Events

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

Famous Weddings

  • Russian model Kate Grigorieva (27) weds her boyfriend Alexander in Saint Petersburg, Russia; divorce in 2016

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
2015 Highlights

About August 9, 2015

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 7 years, 9 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Leo

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Cheerleader - OMI
  • UK #1 Song: Drag Me Down - One Direction