May 25, 2009 in History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in History

  • North Korea allegedly tests its second nuclear device. Following the nuclear test, Pyongyang also conducted several missile tests bulding tensions in the international community.
  • Thailand’s economy shrank more than expected in the first quarter of 2009, contracting the most in a decade and plunging the nation into recession

Deaths in History

  • Haakon Lie, Norwegian politician (b. 1905)