On This Day

On This Day in History for April 9 (Part 2)

Events in History

  • 2017 Suicide car bombing in Mogadishu, Somalia kills at least 17, Al-Shabaab group claim responsibility
  • 2017 Twitter footage of passenger forcibly removed from United Airlines flight in Chicago after flight overbooked causes outrage
  • 2018 US Senator Tammy Duckworth of Illinois becomes the first senator to give birth while in office
  • 2019 Wolves have returned to the Netherlands after 140 years claim ecologists
  • 2019 Nine prominent Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters found guilty on public nuisance charges for their part in 2014 "Umbrella Movement"
  • 2021 Uganda opposition party National Unity Platform Party, headed by Bobi Wine, claims 623 people have been abducted and tortured by the government of President Yoweri Museveni [1]
  • 2021 La Soufrière volcano begins erupting on the Caribbean island of St. Vincent with a plume of ash 20,000 feet into the sky

Birthdays in History


Weddings in History


Deaths in History