On This Day

Historical Events on October 9 (Part 2)

  • 2015 The Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet is awarded the Nobel Peace Prize

Album Release

2015 Selena Gomez releases her studio album "Revival", goes to #1 on Billboard 200

Historic Event

2016 Second US Presidential debate: Hostile confrontation between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton at Washington University, St. Louis

Film & TV History

2017 Producer Harvey Weinstein is fired from The Weinstein Company after allegations of sexual abuse

  • 2017 American economist Richard Thaler is awarded the Nobel Prize for Economics
  • 2018 President Trump’s ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley says she is resigning at the end of the year
  • 2019 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

2019 Turkey launches airstrikes on Kurdish forces in Northern Syria after US President Donald Trump announces decision to pull back US forces

  • 2019 Nearly 1 million people in northern California have their power cut by Pacific Gas and Electric to prevent wildfires amid high winds
  • 2020 The UN's World Food Programme is awarded the Nobel Peace Prize
  • 2021 Czech populist Prime Minister Andrej Babis narrowly defeated in nation elections by a coalition of opposition parties