On This Day

What Happened on May 9, 2017

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Fossil of Chinese feathered baby dinosaur formally identified as Beibeilong sinensis (baby dragon in Chinese)
  • Jakarta‚Äôs Christian governor Ahok jailed for 2 years for blasphemy
  • Moon Jae-in elected President of South Korea after a snap election to replace Park Geun-hye

Event of interestEvent of Interest

US President Donald Trump dismisses FBI Director James Comey

45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality Donald Trump
45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality
Donald Trump

Famous Deaths

  • Michael Parks, American actor (Tusk, Then Came Bronson), dies at 77
  • Qian Qichen, Chinese diplomat and vice premier, dies at 89