Biggest Events of the Year 2009

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The Top Ten

1 Death of King of Pop, Michael Jackson
2 President Barack Obama is inaugurated 44th President of the USA
3 The World Health Organization is concerned at the initial outbreak of Influenza (later known as Swine Flu [H1N1])
4 Tsunamis off Samoa and Sumatra kill over 1,000 people and destroy critical infrastructure
5 Roger Federer wins a record 15th Grand Slam (tennis) in tennis, winning a five set match against Andy Roddick at Wimbledon

Federer broke the record of Pete Sampras's 14 Grand Slam Title - MatrixGuy

6 General Motors files for chapter 11 bankruptcy. It is the fourth largest United States bankruptcy in history
7 Longest total solar eclipse of the 21st Century takes place

It was pretty awesome - MatrixGuy

8 First International Day of Climate Action, organized with 350.org, a global campaign to address a claimed global warming crisis
9 Air France Flight 447 flying from Brazil plunges into the Atlantic Ocean killing 228
10 Patrick Swayze dies

The Contenders

11 North Korea announces it has conducted its second successful nuclear weapon test
12 Jimmy "The Rev" Sullivan died Jimmy James Owen Sullivan (February 9th, 1981 - December 28th 2009), better known by his stage name "The Rev" (Short for "The Reverend Tholomew Plague") was an American musician, singer and songwriter, best known as the former drummer, backing vocalist and co-founder of the American alternative metal/ metalcore ...read more.

The drumming he did will live on foREVer

13 Typhoon Morakot In Taiwan Kills 500
14 L'Aquila Earthquake Kills 300
15 Death of Farrah Fawcett
16 The New York Yankees win their 27th World Series
17 Avatar becomes the highest-grossing film of all time
18 Tiger Woods cheats on his wife
19 Venetia Burney dies
20 Britney Murphy dies
21 Kanye West interrupts Taylor Swift's acceptance speech at the 2009 MTV Video Music Awards
22 Chris Brown beating Rihanna
23 Panama Creature first reported
24 Captain Lou Albano dies
25 The Sears Tower is renamed the Willis Tower by the Willis Group
26 Justin Bieber debuts
27 Black Saturday Bush Fires in Australia

Killed 179 people which is the highest death toll in australia in the 21th century

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3. The World Health Organization is concerned at the initial outbreak of Influenza (later known as Swine Flu [H1N1])
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