On This Day

What Happened on January 12, 2009

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Cristiano Ronaldo is awarded 2008 FIFA World Player of the Year for the first time at a ceremony in Zurich

Football Star Cristiano Ronaldo
Football Star
Cristiano Ronaldo

Famous Deaths

  • Arne Næss, Norwegian philosopher (b. 1912)
  • Claude Berri, French actor, director and screenwriter, dies at 74
  • Russ Conway, Canadian-American character actor (Richard Diamond Private Eye), dies at 95