On This Day

What Happened on May 16, 2009

Historical Events

  • 134th Preakness: Calvin Borel aboard Rachel Alexandra wins in 1:55.08
  • 54th Eurovision Song Contest: Alexander Rybak for Norway wins singing "Fairytale" in Moscow

Election of Interest

India's General Election results announced: the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) under Manmohan Singh returned with an increased mandate

Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh
Indian Prime Minister
Manmohan Singh

Famous Weddings

  • Actress Jennifer Freeman (23) weds NBA guard Earl Watson (29) in Beverly Hills, California
2009 Highlights

About May 16, 2009

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

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