On This Day

What Happened on July 24, 2009

Historical Events

  • FINA Congress votes to ban all body-length swimsuits; men's suits to maximally cover from the waist to knee, and women's from shoulder to knee; fabric must be a "textile" or woven material; effective 1 January 2010

Famous Deaths

  • E. Lynn Harris, American Author (b. 1955)
  • Marcel van Maele, Belgian poet and playwright, dies at 78
2009 Highlights

About July 24, 2009

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 12 years, 2 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

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