Historical Events in 2009 (Part 2)

Events 201 - 227 of 227

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Nov 11 43rd Country Music Association Award: Taylor Swift & Brad Paisley wins

Singer-songwriter Taylor Swift
Taylor Swift
  • Nov 13 The Netherlands officially exits the recession after experiencing 0.4% growth in the third quarter, but recovery for the Netherlands still remains fragile as the country is highly dependent on exports to maintain the recovery
  • Nov 13 Germany's growth of 0.7% in the third quarter helps lead the Eurozone out of the recession after providing overall growth of 0.4% in the same period, with the whole European Union growing 0.2%, it is reported today
  • Nov 14 The National Statistical Service of Greece states that the country has been in recession since the beginning of the year

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Nov 16 "The Twilight Saga: New Moon", based on the book by Stephenie Meyer, directed by Chris Weitz, starring Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattison, premieres in Los Angeles

  • Nov 20 The Mexican government declares its economy technically out of recession after 2.93% GDP growth in the third quarter of 2009; Mexico had been in a severe economic crisis for over a year prior to its economic rebound

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Nov 22 36th American Music Awards: Taylor Swift & Michael Jackson win

King of Pop Michael Jackson
King of Pop
Michael Jackson
Singer-songwriter Taylor Swift
Taylor Swift

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Nov 22 President Hugo Chávez states that Venezuela is in recession as the economy contracted 4.5% in the third quarter

President of Venezuela Hugo Chávez
President of Venezuela
Hugo Chávez
  • Nov 23 The Maguindanao massacre occurs in Ampatuan, Maguindanao, Mindanao, Philippines
  • Nov 25 Flooding in Jeddah, Saudia Arabia; powerful storm brings 3 years worth of rain in 4 hours, killing over 150 people and sweeping thousands of cars away during Hajj
  • Nov 27 74th Iron Bowl: Alabama beats Auburn 26-21 in Auburn
  • Nov 29 97th CFL Grey Cup: Montreal Alouettes defeats Saskatchewan Roughriders, 28-27
  • Nov 30 Canada begins its recovery from the recession; economic growth is at 0.4% after 14 months of economic stagnation
  • Dec 5 18th SEC Championship Game: #2 Alabama beats #1 Florida, 32-13
  • Dec 5 5th ACC Championship Game: #12 Georgia Tech beats #25 Clemson, 39-34
  • Dec 5 14th Big 12 Championship Game: #3 Texas beats #21 Nebraska, 13-12
  • Dec 6 98th Davis Cup: Spain beats Czech Republic in Barcelona (5-0)

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Dec 6 Final Broadway performance of "A Steady Rain", starring Hugh Jackman and Daniel Craig

  • Dec 8 Bombings in Baghdad, Iraq kill 127 and injure 448.
  • Dec 10 US President Barack Obama accepts the Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo

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Dec 11 Tiger Woods announced an indefinite leave from professional golf to focus on his marriage.

Golfer Tiger Woods
Tiger Woods
  • Dec 14 75th Heisman Trophy Award: Mark Ingram, Jr., Alabama (RB)
  • Dec 15 Boeing's new 787 Dreamliner makes its maiden flight from Seattle, Washington.

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Dec 18 James Cameron's "Avatar", starring Sam Worthington and Zoe Saldana, is released

Actress Zoe Saldana
Zoe Saldana
Film Director James Cameron
Film Director
James Cameron
  • Dec 25 Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab unsuccessfully attempts a terrorist attack against the US while on board Northwest Airlines Flight 253
  • Dec 28 43 people die in a suicide bombing in Karachi, Pakistan, where Shia Muslims were observing the Day of Ashura.

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Dec 28 Scarlett Johansson makes her debut on Broadway in the Arthur Miller play "A View from the Bridge"