On This Day

What Happened on November 9, 2018

Historical Events

Historic Event

Amid Californian forest fires US President Donald Trump accuses state forest management of "gross mismanagement", threatens to withhold funding

  • Attacker stabs three, killing one in Melbourne, Australia, with homeless man hailed as hero for using shopping trolley to stop him

TV Show Appearance

Korean pop band BTS appearance on Japanese TV show cancelled after member Jimin wore shirt with atomic bomb image

  • Mudslide after heavy rain in Rio de Janeiro state, Brazil kills 10
  • Three car bombs explode in Mogadishu, Somalia, killing 52 people and injuring 100

Famous Deaths

  • Ken Howell, American baseball player (Los Angeles Dodgers, Philadelphia Phillies), dies at 57
  • Paula Wayne [Watkins], American stage and Emmy Award-winning actress (Golden Boy; Everglade!), pop vocalist ("Everything's Great"), and civil rights activist, dies of cancer at 84
  • Sisto Malaspina, Australian cafe owner (Pellegrini's) who started Melbourne coffee culture, dies in terror attack at 74
2018 Highlights

About November 9, 2018

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 3 years and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Scorpio