On This Day

What Happened on June 8, 2009

Historical Events

  • First section of the elevated High Line park, built on an old railway opens in New York from Gansevoort Street to 20th Street

Famous Deaths

  • Omar Bongo, 2nd President of Gabon (1967-2009), dies of a heart attack at 73
2009 Highlights

About June 8, 2009

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 12 years, 11 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Boom Boom Pow - The Black Eyed Peas
  • UK #1 Song: Boom Boom Pow - Black Eyed Peas