On This Day

What Happened on October 4, 2009

Historical Events

Farm Aid Concert

Farm Aid 22 held in Maryland Heights, Missouri; performers include Willie Nelson, John Mellencamp, Neil Young, Dave Matthews, Jamey Johnson, Jason Mraz, Phosphorescent, Wilco, and Will Dailey

  • George Papandreou's Panhellenic Socialist Movement defeats Greece's governing New Democracy party in an electoral landslide.

Sports History

Senior Players Championship Men's Golf, Baltimore CC: Jay Haas wins his third and final Champions Tour major title by 1 stroke from Tom Watson


Famous Deaths

  • Günther Rall, German fighter ace (b. 1918)
  • Mercedes Sosa, Argentinian singer (exponent of nueva canción), dies at 74
2009 Highlights

About October 4, 2009

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 12 years and 2 months
Leap Year: No

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