On This Day

What Happened on October 9, 2017

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • American economist Richard Thaler is awarded the Nobel Prize for Economics

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Producer Harvey Weinstein is fired from The Weinstein Company after allegations of sexual abuse

Film Producer Harvey Weinstein
Film Producer
Harvey Weinstein

Famous Deaths

  • Hervé Leroux, French fashion designer and founder of Hervé Léger fashion house, dies from a ruptured aneurysm at 60
  • Jean Rochefort, French actor (Man on the Train, The Artist and the Model), dies at 87