On This Day

What Happened on February 3, 2009

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

82nd Attorney General of the United States Eric Holder
82nd Attorney General of the United States
Eric Holder

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? 11 years and 10 months
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Aquarius