On This Day

What Happened on December 9, 2017

Historical Events


Film release premierFilm Premier

"Star Wars: The Last Jedi" directed by Rian Johnson, starring Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega and Adam Driver premieres in Los Angeles

  • 83rd Heisman Trophy Award: Baker Mayfield, Oklahoma (QB)
  • Funeral for French rock star Johnny Hallyday draws hundreds of thousands onto Paris streets

Victory in battleVictory in Battle

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi declares victory over the Islamic State in Iraq, ending more than 3 years of convict

Prime Minister of Iraq Haider al-Abadi
Prime Minister of Iraq
Haider al-Abadi
  • Same-sex marriage is legalized in Australia after being signed into law by the Governor General
2017 Highlights

About December 9, 2017

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 2 years, 7 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Sagittarius