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

Historic Event

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

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? 3 years, 1 month and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Libra

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Truth Hurts - Lizzo
  • UK #1 Song: Dance Monkey - Tones and I