On This Day

What Happened on August 15, 2009

Historical Events

  • 12th Athletics World Championships open at Berlin, Germany
  • Portugal leaves recession after three consecutive quarters of negative growth having its GDP recover by 0.3% in the second quarter of 2009

Famous Weddings

Joseph Fiennes

Actor Joseph Fiennes (39) weds model María Dolores Diéguez in Tuscany, Italy

Alyssa Milano

Charmed actress Alyssa Milano (39) weds CAA agent David Bugliari in Bernardsville, New Jersey

Famous Deaths

  • Jim Dickinson, American record producer (Mud Boy), dies at 67
2009 Highlights

About August 15, 2009

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 12 years, 3 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Independence Day (India)

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Leo