On This Day

What Happened on August 9, 2017

Historical Events

Inflatable Trump-like Chicken

Giant inflatable chicken resembling US President Donald Trump placed outside US White House as a 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 (Rep-R-CA 1983-95), dies at 90
2017 Highlights

About August 9, 2017

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 4 years, 3 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Leo