On This Day

What Happened on May 9, 2017

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

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

Moon Jae-in elected President of South Korea after a snap election to replace Park Geun-hye

1st Female President of South Korea Park Geun-hye
1st Female President of South Korea
Park Geun-hye
President of South Korea Moon Jae-in
President of South Korea
Moon Jae-in

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 & vice premier, dies at 89
2017 Highlights

About May 9, 2017

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 4 years, 2 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Taurus