On This Day

What Happened on May 9, 2009

Historical Events

Historic Event

Jacob Zuma is sworn in as President of South Africa

President of South Africa Jacob Zuma
President of South Africa
Jacob Zuma

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 Daly, American Basketball Hall of Fame coach (2-time NBA champion Detroit Pistons), dies of pancreatic cancer at 78
  • Turner Stephen Bruton, American country songwriter and musician (Crazy Heart), dies of throat cancer at 59
2009 Highlights

About May 9, 2009

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 12 years, 5 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

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