On This Day

What Happened on August 9, 2017

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events


USAInflatable Trump-like Chicken

Giant inflatable chicken resembling US President Donald Trump placed outside US White House as a political protest
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Giant inflatable chicken resembling President Trump as political protest
Giant inflatable chicken resembling President Trump as political protest
  • Nepal's parliament bans menstruation huts (comes into effect August 2018)
  • North Korea says it plans to fire rockets on US territory Guam in continuing escalation of tension between it and the US

Famous Deaths

  • Al McCandless, American Republican politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from California), dies at 90