The President of the United States, Donald J. Trump, code name Mogul, born on Flag Day 1946, fired the Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, on May 9, 2017.
This shocking development in President Trump’s presidency drew comparisons to President Richard M. Nixon’s infamous “Saturday Night Massacre,” in which Nixon purged the Justice Department in the middle of the Watergate investigation.
The date this occurred, once again: May 9, 2017.
Also on this date: May 9, 1974 – Watergate scandal: The United States House Committee on the Judiciary opens formal and public impeachment hearings against President Richard Nixon. Nixon resigns on August 8, 1974.