On This Day

What Happened on December 9, 2015

Historical Events

  • Amazon's best-selling book of the year is "Girl on a Train" by Paula Hawkins
  • Attack on Kandahar airport by Taliban forces kills at least 37 before Afghan forces retake control

Historic Event

German Chancellor Angela Merkel named Time Magazine's Person of the Year, for her handling of debt and refugee crises

Famous Deaths

  • Gheorghe Gruia, Romanian handball player, dies at 75
2015 Highlights

About December 9, 2015

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 5 years, 11 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Sagittarius