What Happened on January 13, 2009

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Global shipping experiences a drop in trade, as exports from South Korea dropping an annualised 30%, with Taiwan and Japan experiencing a 42% and 27% drop respectively

Famous Deaths

  • Doña Mary Ejercito, Filipino supercentarian, mother of Joseph Ejercito Estrada (b. 1905)
  • Mansour Rahbani, Lebanese composer and lyricist (b. 1925)
  • Nancy Bird Walton, Australian aviator (b. 1915)
  • Patrick McGoohan, American actor (b. 1928)
  • William De Witt Snodgrass, American poet under the pseudonym S. S. Gardons (b. 1926)