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This article is about the year 2009.
2009 : January · February · March · April · May · June · July · August · September · October · November · December
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2009 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar2009
MMIX
Ab urbe condita2762
Armenian calendar1458
ԹՎ ՌՆԾԸ
Assyrian calendar6759
Bahá'í calendar165–166
Bengali calendar1416
Berber calendar2959
British Regnal year57 Eliz. 2 – 58 Eliz. 2
Buddhist calendar2553
Burmese calendar1371
Byzantine calendar7517–7518
Chinese calendar戊子(Earth Rat)
4705 or 4645
    — to —
己丑年 (Earth Ox)
4706 or 4646
Coptic calendar1725–1726
Discordian calendar3175
Ethiopian calendar2001–2002
Hebrew calendar5769–5770
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat2065–2066
 - Shaka Samvat1931–1932
 - Kali Yuga5110–5111
Holocene calendar12009
Igbo calendar1009–1010
Iranian calendar1387–1388
Islamic calendar1430–1431
Japanese calendarHeisei 21
(平成21年)
Juche calendar98
Julian calendarGregorian minus 13 days
Korean calendar4342
Minguo calendarROC 98
民國98年
Thai solar calendar2552
Unix time1230768000–1262303999


2009 (MMIX) was a common year starting on Thursday (link displays the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar, the 2009th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 9th year of the 3rd millennium, the 9th year of the 21st century, and the 10th and last year of the 2000s decade.

2009 was designated the:

Events

January

February

March

April

Train commuters in Mexico City wearing surgical masks due to the outbreak of swine flu

May

June

A clash between pro-Zelaya protesters and the Honduran military

July

August

September

Leaders of the G-20 countries present at the Pittsburgh Summit

October

Moment of the announcement of Rio de Janeiro as the host city of the 2016 Summer Olympics

November

December

Deaths

Main article: Deaths in 2009

January

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

Nobel Prizes

The Nobel Prize medallion.

In fiction

Set in 2009:

  1. Series 3 (2007) episode Last of the Time Lords is set mainly in a parallel year.
  2. Series 4 (2008) episodes Partners In Crime, The Sontaran Strategem/The Poison Sky and The Stolen Earth/Journey's End; and Turn Left, (which is set in a parallel universe).

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