On This Day

What Happened on June 24, 2009

Historical Events

Glastonbury Festival

Glastonbury Festival in Pilton, England opens: Neil Young, Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band, and Blur headline; other performers include Fleet Foxes, Tom Jones, Spinal Tap, Lady Gaga, and The Script

Appointment of Interest

Mike Babcock is named head coach of Team Canada for the 2010 Winter Olympics (they would win the gold medal)

Famous Deaths

  • Ed Thomas, well-known high school football coach from Iowa (b. 1951)
  • Roméo LeBlanc, 25th Governor General of Canada (b. 1927)
2009 Highlights

About June 24, 2009

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 12 years, 5 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

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