What Happened In September 2009 In History
Historical Events for September, 2009
- 6th » The Roll-on/roll-off e.g ro-ro ferry 'SuperFerry 9' sinks off the Zamboanga Peninsula in the Philippines with 971 persons aboard; all but ten are rescued.
- 9th » The Dubai Metro, the first urban train network in the Arabian Peninsula, is ceremonially inaugurated.
- 18th » The 72-year run of the soap opera 'The Guiding Light' ends as its final episode is broadcast.
- 24th » The 2009 G-20 Pittsburgh summit e.g G20 summit begins in Pittsburgh with 30 global leaders in attendance. It marks the first use of LRAD in U.S. history.
- 25th » U.S. President Barack Obama, British Prime Minister Gordon Brown and French President Nicolas Sarkozy, in a joint TV appearance for a G-20 summit, accused Iran of building a secret nuclear enrichment facility.
- 26th » Typhoon Ketsana hit the Philippines, China, Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos and Thailand, causing 700 fatalities.
- 28th » The military junta leading Guinea, headed by Moussa Dadis Camara called Captain Moussa Dadis Camara, raped, killed, and wounded protesters during 2009 Guinea protest known as a protest rally in a stadium called Stade du 28 Septembre.
- 29th » An 2009 Samoa earthquake or 8.0 magnitude earthquake near the Samoan Islands causes a tsunami.
- 30th » The 2009 Sumatra earthquakes occur, killing over 1,115 people.
Famous Deaths for September 2009
- 1st » Jang Jin-young, South Korean actress (b. 1974)
- 2nd » Y. S. Rajasekhara Reddy, Indian politician, 14th Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh (b. 1949)
- 5th » Gani Fawehinmi, Nigerian lawyer and activist (b. 1938)
- 6th » Catherine Gaskin, Irish-Australian author (b. 1929)
- 8th » Ray Barrett, Australian actor (b. 1927)
- 8th » Aage Bohr, Danish physicist and academic, Nobel Prize in Physics called Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1922)
- 8th » Mike Bongiorno, American-Italian television host (b. 1924)
- 11th » Gertrude Baines, American super-centenarian (b. 1894)
- 11th » Pierre Cossette, Canadian producer and manager (b. 1923)
- 11th » Larry Gelbart, American director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1928)
- 11th » Yoshito Usui, Japanese author and illustrator (b. 1958)
- 13th » Paul Burke (actor) e.g Paul Burke, American actor (b. 1926)
- 14th » Keith Floyd, English chef and author (b. 1943)
- 14th » Henry Gibson, American actor and singer (b. 1935)
- 14th » Jody Powell, American diplomat, White House Press Secretary (b. 1943)
- 14th » Darren Sutherland, Irish boxer (b. 1982)
- 14th » Patrick Swayze, American actor, singer, and dancer (b. 1952)
- 15th » Troy Kennedy Martin, Scottish-English screenwriter (b. 1932)
- 16th » Timothy Bateson, English actor (b. 1926)
- 16th » Myles Brand, American philosopher and academic (b. 1942)
- 16th » Ernst Märzendorfer, Austrian conductor (b. 1921)
- 16th » Mary Travers, American singer-songwriter (Peter, Paul, and Mary) (b. 1936)
- 17th » Noordin Mohammad Top, Malaysian terrorist (b. 1968)
- 19th » Arthur Ferrante, American pianist (b. 1921)
- 19th » Milton Meltzer, American historian and author (b. 1915)
- 19th » Roc Raida, American DJ and producer (The X-Ecutioners) (b. 1972)
- 19th » Eduard Zimmermann, German journalist (b. 1929)
- 22nd » Edward Delaney, Irish sculptor (b. 1930)
- 23rd » Paul B. Fay, American sailor and politician, United States Secretary of the Navy (b. 1918)
- 24th » Nelly Arcan, Canadian author (b. 1975)
- 24th » Susan Atkins, American murderer (b. 1948)
- 25th » Alicia de Larrocha, Spanish pianist (b. 1923)
- 25th » Pierre Falardeau, Canadian actor, director, and screenwriter (b. 1946)
- 27th » Ivan Dykhovichny, Russian director and screenwriter (b. 1947)
- 27th » Charles Snead Houston e.g Charles Houston, American physician and mountaineer (b. 1913)
- 27th » William Safire, American author and journalist (b. 1929)
- 28th » Guillermo Endara, Panamanian lawyer and politician, 32nd President of Panama (b. 1936)
- 28th » Ulf Larsson, Swedish actor and director (b. 1956)
- 29th » Pavel Popovich, Ukrainian general, pilot, and astronaut (b. 1930)
- 29th » Sperantza Vrana, Greek actress (b. 1928)
Year 2009 events in history for the month of September
Historical events for the year 2009 by month