On This Day

What Happened on May 9, 2016

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Boris Johnson resigns as Mayor of London, succeeded by Sadiq Khan

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson
British Prime Minister
Boris Johnson
  • Rodrigo Duterte wins Philippine presidential election, promising war on drug trade and killing of criminals

Famous Deaths

  • Dennis Nineham, British theologian, dies at 94
  • John Warr, English cricket bowler (avg 281) and president (MCC), dies at 88