Historical Events on May 9 (Part 2)

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  • 2017 Fossil of Chinese feathered baby dinosaur formally identified as Beibeilong sinensis (baby dragon in Chinese)
  • 2017 Jakarta’s Christian governor Ahok jailed for 2 years for blasphemy
  • 2018 Manchester City smashes EPL records in 3-1 win over Brighton - most goals (105), most points (97) and most wins (31)

Electoral defeatMalaysian 14th General Election

2018 Historic win in Malaysian general election by opposition coalition Pakatan Harapan led by former Prime Minister Dr. Mahathir bin Mohamad, defeating Prime Minister Najib Razak and ending 61 years of rule by the Barisan Nasional coalition
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  • 2018 Walmart takes a majority stake in Indian online retailer Flipkart for 16 billion
  • 2018 India's Supreme Court criticises the country’s archaeological conservation body for failing to protect the Taj Mahal from discoloration and green slime

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2018 Iranians and their president Hassan Rouhani react angrily to President Trump pulling the US out the Iran Nuclear deal

President of Iran Hassan Rouhani
President of Iran
Hassan Rouhani
45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality Donald Trump
45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality
Donald Trump
  • 2018 Dam bursts after heavy rains near Solai, Kenya, killing at least 41
  • 2018 Nicaraguan anti-government protests involving tens of thousands take place in Managua and Matagalpa y Chinandega
  • 2018 Oldest viral DNA, a form of hepatitis B, reported discovered in 7,000 year old skeleton found in Germany
  • 2018 Argentina announces talks with the IMF amid a new financial crisis with interest rates at 40%