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
2017 History

Famous Deaths

  • Aili Jõgi, Estonian freedom fighter, dies at 86
  • Al McCandless, American Republican politician (Rep-R-CA 1983-95), dies at 90
  • Marián Varga, Slovak musician (Prúdy), dies at 70

About August 9, 2017

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 6 years, 1 month and 24 days
Leap Year: No

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

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