What happened this day in history January 24, 2009

What are the important events that happened on January 24, 2009? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

January 24, 2009: Facts & Myths About This Day

January 24, 2009 is the 24th day of the year 2009 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 341 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Saturday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is January 11, 2009 – a Saturday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 1,232,755,200 seconds has elapsed since midnight of January 1, 1970 – the Unix epoch.

Strange as it may, if we name this day after a polygon then it will be called ‘icositetragon’ day.

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If a person born on this day saved a dollar every day starting at age 7, then by now that person has accumulated $2,317.00. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

Aquarius is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Garnet is the modern birthstone for this month. Emerald is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

Rat is the mythical animal and Earth is the element for this person if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology.

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January 24, 2009 Historical Events

  • 2009
    The storm Klaus makes landfall near Bordeaux, France. It subsequently would cause 26 deaths as well as extensive disruptions to public transport and power supplies.

Who died on January 24, 2009?

  • 2009
    Gérard Blanc, French singer (b. 1947)
  • 2009
    Kay Yow, North Carolina State Univ. women’s basketball head coach (b. 1942)
  • 2009
    Reg Gutteridge, British boxing journalist (b. 1924)

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