Historical Events in November 2009

  • Nov 1 British Mercedes driver Jenson Button finishes 3rd in inaugural Abu Dhabi Grand Prix at Yas Marina Circuit to win his first World F1 Drivers title by 11 points from Sebastian Vettel

Music awardsMusic Awards

Nov 3 23rd Soul Train Music Awards: Michael Jackson, Charlie Wilson & Chaka Khan win

King of Pop Michael Jackson
King of Pop
Michael Jackson
  • Nov 4 NY Yankees beat Philadelphia Phillies, 7-3 in Game 6 at Yankee Stadium to win Bronx Bombers' record 27th Baseball World Series; NY outfielder Hideki Matsui MVP
  • Nov 5 US Army Major Nidal Malik Hasan (US Army Medical Corps) killed 13 and wounded 43 at Fort Hood, Texas in the largest mass shooting ever at a US military installation.
  • Nov 6 Breeders' Cup Horse Racing, Santa Anita Racetrack; Day 1 winners: Man of Iron, Tapitsfly, She Be Wild, Midday, Informed Decision, Life Is Sweet
  • Nov 7 Breeders' Cup Horse Racing, Santa Anita Racetrack; Day 2 winners: Pounced, California Flag, Dancing In Silks, Vale of York, Goldikova, Furthest Land, Conduit, Zenyatta
  • Nov 9 Joe Cada becomes the youngest champion of the World Series of Poker's main event.

Music awardsMusic Awards

Nov 11 43rd Country Music Association Award: Taylor Swift & Brad Paisley wins

Singer-songwriter Taylor Swift
Singer-songwriter
Taylor Swift
  • Nov 13 The Netherlands officially exits the recession after experiencing 0.4% growth in the third quarter, but recovery for the Netherlands still remains fragile as the country is highly dependent on exports to maintain the recovery
  • Nov 13 Germany's growth of 0.7% in the third quarter helps lead the Eurozone out of the recession after providing overall growth of 0.4% in the same period, with the whole European Union growing 0.2%, it is reported today
  • Nov 14 The National Statistical Service of Greece states that the country has been in recession since the beginning of the year

Film release premierFilm Premier

Nov 16 "The Twilight Saga: New Moon", based on the book by Stephenie Meyer, directed by Chris Weitz, starring Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson, premieres in Los Angeles

  • Nov 20 The Mexican government declares its economy technically out of recession after 2.93% GDP growth in the third quarter of 2009; Mexico had been in a severe economic crisis for over a year prior to its economic rebound
  • Nov 22 36th American Music Awards: Taylor Swift & Michael Jackson win

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Nov 22 President Hugo Chávez states that Venezuela is in recession as the economy contracted 4.5% in the third quarter

President of Venezuela Hugo Chávez
President of Venezuela
Hugo Chávez
  • Nov 23 Maguindanao massacre occurs in Ampatuan, Maguindanao, Mindanao, Philippines
  • Nov 23 Susan Boyle releases her debut album “I Dreamed a Dream” (biggest selling album worldwide 2009, 2010 Billboard Album of the Year)
  • Nov 25 Flooding in Jeddah, Saudia Arabia; powerful storm brings 3 years worth of rain in 4 hours, killing over 150 people and sweeping thousands of cars away during Hajj
  • Nov 27 74th Iron Bowl: Alabama beats Auburn 26-21 in Auburn
  • Nov 29 97th CFL Grey Cup: Montreal Alouettes defeats Saskatchewan Roughriders, 28-27
  • Nov 30 Canada begins its recovery from the recession; economic growth is at 0.4% after 14 months of economic stagnation

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Nov 30 José Mujica announced as the winner of the run-off election in Uruguay the day before and president-elect

President of Uruguay José Mujica
President of Uruguay
José Mujica