On This Day

What Happened on November 8, 2016

Historical Events

Historic Event

Indian PM Narendra Modi announces the demonetization of all ₹500 and ₹1,000 banknotes during an unscheduled live televised address, canceling 86% of the notes in circulation in a battle against corruption

Election of Interest

Republican Donald Trump is elected President of the United States of America, defeating democrat Hillary Clinton, who received 2.9 million more votes

2016 Highlights

About November 8, 2016

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 5 years and 26 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Scorpio