On This Day

What Happened on February 3, 2009

Historical Events

Historic Event

Eric Holder becomes 82nd and 1st African American US Attoney General, succeeding Michael Mukasey

Famous Deaths

  • Max Neuhaus, American classical musician and experimental percussionist (sound sculptures), dies of cancer at 69
  • Sheng-yen, Buddhist monk and founder of Dharma Drum Mountain. (b. 1930)
2009 Highlights

About February 3, 2009

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 12 years, 9 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

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