On This Day

Historical Events on October 9 (Part 2)

Events 201 - 214 of 214

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2012 Women's rights and education activist Malala Yousafzai is shot three times by a Taliban gunman as she tried to board her school bus in Swat district of northwest Pakistan

Human Rights Activist Malala Yousafzai
Human Rights Activist
Malala Yousafzai
  • 2013 60 people are killed in clashes between militias and Seleka rebels in the Central African Republic
  • 2013 Martin Karplus, Michael Levitt and Arieh Warshel win the 2013 Nobel Prize in chemistry for their work on multiscale models for complex chemical systems
  • 2014 Patrick Modiano wins the 2014 Nobel Prize in Literature
  • 2014 Gatwick, Heathrow and JFK airports enhance screening for the Ebola virus
  • 2015 The Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet is awarded the Nobel Peace Prize

Music releaseAlbum Release

2015 Selena Gomez releases her studio album "Revival", goes to No. 1 on Billboard 200

Singer and Actress Selena Gomez
Singer and Actress
Selena Gomez

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

Politician and US First Lady Hillary Clinton
Politician and US First Lady
Hillary Clinton
45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality Donald Trump
45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality
Donald Trump

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

Film Producer Harvey Weinstein
Film Producer
Harvey Weinstein
  • 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

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2019 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
  • 2019 Nearly 1 million people in northern California have their power cut by Pacific Gas and Electric to prevent wildfires amid high winds