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Big Events in The Year 2009

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.

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  1. Cynthia Cox

    On February 4, 2010 at 9:20 pm


    Good highlights but How can you not include Patrick Swayze in here or Brittany Murphy? These two were my favorites too. 2009 was a year of history and change. Great content. I won’t take it personal. lol

  2. Cynthia Cox

    On February 4, 2010 at 9:21 pm


    Good highlights but How can you not include Patrick Swayze in here or Brittany Murphy? These two were my favorites too. 2009 was a year of history and change. good content. I wont take it personal.

  3. News Headlines

    On September 30, 2011 at 6:05 am


    Big event, indeed.

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