On This Day

What Happened on January 13, 2009

Historical Events

  • Global shipping experiences a drop in trade, as exports from South Korea dropping an annualised 30%, with Taiwan and Japan experiencing a 42% and 27% drop respectively

Famous Deaths

  • Doña Mary Ejercito, Filipino supercentarian, mother of Joseph Ejercito Estrada (b. 1905)
  • Mansour Rahbani, Lebanese composer and lyricist (b. 1925)
  • Nancy Bird Walton, Australian aviator (b. 1915)
  • Patrick McGoohan, American-born Irish actor, writer, and director (The Prisoner, Secret Agent/ Danger Man), dies at 80
  • William De Witt Snodgrass, American poet under the pseudonym S. S. Gardons (b. 1926)
2009 Highlights

About January 13, 2009

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 12 years, 10 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Capricorn