On This Day

What Happened on May 9, 2016

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

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

Rodrigo Duterte wins Philippine presidential election, promising war on drug trade and killing of criminals

President of the Philippines Rodrigo Duterte
President of the Philippines
Rodrigo Duterte

Famous Deaths

  • Dennis Nineham, British theologian, dies at 94
  • John Warr, English cricket bowler (avg 281) & president (MCC), dies at 88
2016 Highlights

About May 9, 2016

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 4 years, 6 months and 25 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Taurus