On This Day

What Happened on November 8, 2017

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Brazilian surfer Rodrigo Koxa breaks the world record for surfing the biggest-ever wave at 24.4m at Nazaré, Portugal
  • In unprecedented move, Indian officials close all Delhi schools for rest of the week due to smog
  • Louvre Abu Dhabi is inaugurated, largest art museum on Arabian peninsula
  • UK Minister Priti Patel resigns after secret meetings revealed with Israeli officials