On This Day

What Happened on December 28, 2009

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 43 people die in a suicide bombing in Karachi, Pakistan, where Shia Muslims were observing the Day of Ashura.

Music releaseTheater Premiere

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

Famous Deaths

  • James Owen Sullivan, American drummer and songwriter (Avenged Sevenfold) dies aged 28