On This Day

What Happened on May 9, 2009

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Jacob Zuma is sworn in as President of South Africa

Famous Weddings

  • "The O.C." actress Autumn Reeser (28) weds writer-director Jesse Warren (31) under a 200-year old oak tree at the Ojai Valley Inn & Spa in Ojai, California

Famous Deaths

  • Chuck Daley, American Basketball Hall of Fame coach (2-time NBA champion Detroit Pistons), dies of pancreatic cancer at 78
  • Chuck Daly, American basketball coach (b. 1930)