On This Day

November 8, 2016 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in History

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Indian PM Narendra Modi announces the demonetization of all ₹500 and ₹1,000 banknotes during an unscheduled live televised address, canceling 86% of the notes in circulation in a battle against corruption

15th Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi
15th Prime Minister of India
Narendra Modi

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

Republican Donald Trump is elected President of the United States of America, defeating democrat Hillary Clinton, who received 2.9 million more votes

45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality Donald Trump
45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality
Donald Trump
US Secretary of State, Senator and US First Lady Hillary Clinton
US Secretary of State, Senator and US First Lady
Hillary Clinton