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

Election of Interest

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


Famous Deaths

  • Michael Parks, American actor (Tusk, Then Came Bronson), dies at 77
  • Qian Qichen, Chinese diplomat & vice premier, dies at 89
  • Robert Miles [Roberto Concina], Swiss musician, record producer, and composer of trance and ambient music ("Children"), dies of pancreatic cancer at 47
2017 Highlights

About May 9, 2017

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 5 years, 8 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

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

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