What important US events happened in 2009?
23 28 Mar 2009: The first case of H1N1 swine flu in the U.S. was found in California. 24 6 Apr 2009: A 6.3 magnitude earthquake killed hundreds in Italy. 25 7 Apr 2009: The former Peruvian President was sentenced to 25 years of imprisonment. 26 17 Apr 2009: Helen Clark became the first woman to lead the UNDP.
What events happened in 2009?
Nepal – Maoist Protesters
- World “swine flu”, Global pandemic.
- Barack Obama is inaugurated as the 44th President.
- Michael Jackson dies in strange circumstances.
- Deadliest bushfires in Australian history.
- European Union.
- Ceasefire in the Gaza War.
- Icelandic banking system collapse.
- G-20 summit.
What global event happened in 2009?
June 1 – Air France Flight 447, en route from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, to Paris, crashes into the Atlantic Ocean, killing all 228 on board. June 11 – The outbreak of the H1N1 influenza strain, commonly referred to as “swine flu”, is deemed a global pandemic.
What was happening in June 2009?
D.C. Subway Train Crash Kills Nine (June 22): At least nine people are killed and 75 others wounded in a crash involving two subway trains in the Washington, D.C. Metro public transportation system. This is the deadliest crash in Metro history.
What was happening in July 2009?
Plane Crash in Iran Kills 168 (July 15): A passenger plane operated by Caspian Airlines, flying from Iran to Armenia, crashes just after takeoff, killing all 168 people on board. Flight 7908 was reportedly attempting to make an emergency landing due to technical difficulties only 16 minutes into the trip.
What were the major news stories in 2009?
George admitted feeding the lust of Facebook accomplice Colin Blanchard, telling him she was his “paedo whore mum” and sending him eight pictures a week.
- Amanda Knox.
- MPs’ expenses.
- Swine flu.
- Obama’s inauguration.
- Lockerbie bomber.
- World recession.
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What major event happened in 2010?
On January 12, 2010, a 7.0 magnitude earthquake devastates Haiti, killing more than 230,000 and destroying the nation’s infrastructure. On January 27, 2010, Apple Computer unveils the iPad tablet computer.
What happened June 18th 2009?
2009 Iranian election protests: Iran is accused of altering a photo to make a crowd at a pro-Ahmedinejad rally appear larger. Supporters of Mir-Hossein Mousavi hold a mass rally in Tehran mourning those killed during protests after the disputed election.
What was going on in August 2009?
Large-Scale Bombings Kill 95 in Baghdad (Aug. 19): Two massive bomb attacks kill at least 95 and wounds over 600 in Baghdad, Iraq.