On This Day

What Happened on February 9, 2018

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

XXIII Olympic Winter Games open in PyeongChang, South Korea

Snowboarder Chloe Kim
Chloe Kim

Famous Deaths

  • John Gavin [Juan Vincent Apablasa Jr], American actor (Imitation of Life, Psycho), and US Ambassador to Mexico (1981–86), dies of complications from pneumonia at 86
  • Reginald "Reg" E Cathey, American actor (The Wire, Oz, House of Cards), dies of lung cancer at 59