On This Day

What Happened on May 25, 2009

Historical Events

  • North Korea conducts its second nuclear test while also conducting several missile tests
  • Thailand’s economy shrank more than expected in the first quarter of 2009, contracting the most in a decade and plunging the nation into recession

Famous Deaths

  • Haakon Lie, Norwegian politician (b. 1905)
2009 Highlights

About May 25, 2009

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 12 years, 3 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Memorial Day (United States), Spring Bank Holiday (United Kingdom)

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