On This Day

What Happened on August 31, 2009

Historical Events

Film & TV History

The Walt Disney Company announces it will acquire Marvel Entertainment for $4.24 billion

Famous Deaths

  • EraƱo Manalo, Filipino religious figure (b. 1925)
  • Maria de Lourdes Martins, Portuguese pianist and composer, dies at 83
2009 Highlights

About August 31, 2009

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

Holidays: Late Summer Bank Holiday (United Kingdom)

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