September. September 1–September 14 – Hurricane Ike makes landfall on Texas as Category 2 and kills 27 in the United States, after killing four in Cuba, one in the Dominican Republic, and 75 in Haiti.
Thereof, what happened in the year 2020?
The year 2020 has seen its fair share of major historic events in a little over three months — including the acquittal of President Donald Trump in an impeachment trial, the death of NBA legend Kobe Bryant, and the rapid spread of the coronavirus pandemic.
Secondly, what world events happened in 2009?
- January 20: Barack Obama becomes President.
- January 16: Electronics retailing company Circuit City closed all of its U.S. stores in the wake of a bankruptcy issue, after nearly 60 years in business.
- February 12: 2009 U.S. penny commemorating 200th anniversary of Lincoln's birth.
What happened in the UK 2008?
1 August – Barry George was acquitted of the murder of Jill Dando. 3 August – British motorcyclist Craig Jones was involved in a serious accident during the 2008 Supersport World Championship at Brands Hatch; he died of his injuries the following day. 8–24 August – Great Britain competed at the Olympics in Beijing.
What war was going on in 2008?
War in Afghanistan In September 2008, President Bush announced he would shift 4,500 U.S. troops from Iraq to the conflict in Afghanistan.