On This Day

What Happened on October 9, 2019

Historical Events

  • Nearly 1 million people in northern California have their power cut by Pacific Gas and Electric to prevent wildfires amid high winds
  • Nobel Prize for Chemistry awarded to John B. Goodenough, M. Stanley Whittingham and Akira Yoshino for development of lithium-ion batteries, Goodenough oldest-ever winner at 97

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Turkey launches airstrikes on Kurdish forces in Northern Syria after US President Donald Trump announces decision to pull back US forces

45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality Donald Trump
45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality
Donald Trump

Famous Deaths

  • AndrĂ©s Gimeno, Spanish tennis player (French Open 1972), dies from cancer at 82
2019 Highlights

About October 9, 2019

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 9 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Libra