What Happened on October 9, 2016

Historical Events

Event of Interest

Second US Presidential debate: Hostile confrontation between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton at Washington University, St. Louis

Famous Deaths

  • Aaron Pryor, American welterweight boxing champion, dies of heart disease at 60
  • Andrzej Wajda, Polish film director (Ashes & Diamonds, Man of Iron), dies at 90
  • Anthony Grant, British MP (C), dies at 91
2016 Highlights

About October 9, 2016

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 6 years, 7 months and 29 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Libra

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Closer - The Chainsmokers Featuring Halsey
  • UK #1 Song: Say You Won't Let Go - James Arthur