What Happened on January 23, 2009

Historical Events

  • Dendermonde nursery attack occurred in Dendermonde, Belgium.
  • UK officially enters recession as GDP falls by 1.5% in the last quarter of 2008 following a 0.6% drop in the third quarter, with unemployment growing by 131,000 to 1.92 million (6.1%)

Famous Deaths

  • George Perle, American composer (12 Tone Tonality), dies at 93
  • Robert W. Scott, American politician, governor of North Carolina (b. 1929)
2009 Highlights

About January 23, 2009

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 13 years, 8 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

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

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