This is a summary of all of the big events in history that happened in the year 2009.
1. Obama became president: Yes this was a huge thing in history the first African American president in the United States. And even though there was still racism and discrimination in the U.S. it gave us a feeling that we were overcoming it.
2. Michal Jackson dead: Yes the most famous pop singer and king of pop was pronounced dead this year and everyone grieved about for awhile.
3. H1N1: This virus also known as the swine flu, hit north America and killed a lot of people around the world. The virus which started in Mexico came over to the U.S. from immigrants and tourists coming from Mexico.
4. Disaster in the Hudson: Pilot Sully Sullenberger was forced to land his airline plane in the middle of the Hudson River after a bird got sucked into the propeller. This man was considered a hero after this event and saved hundreds of people by doing this landing which could have killed everyone on board and tore the plane apart.
5. Farrah Facett Dies: Yes during the year of 2009 Farrah Facett a actor during my father’s childhood and every man’s dream during that time died this year at about the same time as Michal Jackson.
6. Fort Hood Shooting: A soldier in the Fort Hood Army base shot up the base and killed many until a fellow soldier shot him. The soldier who shot people was reportedly going to be sent off to Iraq and Afganistan and was seeing a therapist that said that he was having pshycological issues.
Those are some of the big events that happened in the year of 2009 if I forgot anything that was important then just comment here and if you would liked this articles and it was helpful to you then click the I like it button. And thanks for reading this.