January 13, 2009 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in History

  • 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

Deaths in History

  • Doña Mary Ejercito, Filipino supercentarian, mother of Joseph Ejercito Estrada (b. 1905)
  • Nancy Bird Walton, Australian aviator (b. 1915)
  • William De Witt Snodgrass, American poet under the pseudonym S. S. Gardons (b. 1926)