What Happened on January 31, 2009

Historical Events

Australian Open Women's Tennis

Australian Open Women's Tennis: Serena Williams wins 10th Grand Slam singles title; outclasses Dinara Safina of Russia 6-0, 6-3

  • In Kenya, at least 113 people are killed and over 200 injured following an oil spillage ignition in Molo, days after a massive fire at a Nakumatt supermarket in Nairobi killed at least 25 people.

Famous Weddings

  • "Stay" singer-songwriter Lisa Loeb (40) weds Late Night with Conan O'Brien music supervisor Roey Hershkovitz (30) at Manhattan restaurant in New York City

Famous Deaths

  • Dewey Martin, Canadian rock drummer (Buffalo Springfield - "For What It's Worth") dies at 68
  • Erland von Koch, Swedish composer, dies at 98
  • Nagesh, Indian comedian actor in Kollywood (b. 1933)
2009 Highlights

About January 31, 2009

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 13 years, 7 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

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

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