On This Day

What Happened on February 9, 2018

Historical Events

Sports History

XXIII Olympic Winter Games open in PyeongChang, South Korea

Famous Deaths

  • Craig McGregor, American rock bassist (Foghat, 1976-2018), dies of lung cancer at 68
  • Jóhann Jóhannsson, Icelandic theatre, dance, and film score composer (The Theory of Everything), dies form a combination of cocaine and prescription medication at 48
  • 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
  • Liam Miller, Irish soccer midfielder (21 caps; Sunderland, Hibernian), dies of pancreatic cancer at 36
  • Reginald "Reg" E Cathey, American actor (The Wire, Oz, House of Cards), dies of lung cancer at 59
2018 Highlights

About February 9, 2018

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 3 years, 9 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Aquarius