2009 Newspapers

We understand that people love to read about events from the year 2009 on a day that is special to them. We also know that people enjoy learning about significant public events from recent history – and what better way than through an original newspaper. Whether you simply want the newspaper alone to read and share, or beautifully packaged in a luxury keepsake case for storage, your 2009 newspaper will leave our archive carefully preserved. For anyone looking to immerse themselves in topical 2009 history, a newspaper from this year is the best way to explore the past.

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2009 Newspaper Headlines

The year 2009 is one to be celebrated as a year of ‘firsts’. On the 20th January, Barack Obama was inaugurated as the 44th president of the United States and the first African-American president in history. Later in the year, Carol Ann Duffy was the first Scottish woman to be appointed British Poet Laureate. Both records were documented within national 2009 news articles and discussed at length by the renowned publishers at the time.

Other 2009 events included the sad and poignant prize of Best Supporting Actor to Heath Ledger at the Academy Awards after the world’s media was shocked by his death the year before. If you would like to learn more about these events, any listed in our breakdown of the year in the table below, or you would just like to commemorate a special day personal to you, a 2009 newspaper is the perfect purchase.

January 20th 2009
Barack Obama is inaugurated as the 44th President of the United States of America and becomes the first African-American president.

January 20th 2009
Joe Biden becomes the 44th Vice President of the United States.

February 22nd 2009
Actor Heath Ledger posthumously wins the Best Supporting Actor Academy Award for his performance in “The Dark Knight”.

March 7th 2009
Brazilian football star, Neymar makes his professional debut for Real Madrid.

April 7th 2009
Alberto Fujimori, former President of Peru is sentenced to 25 years imprisonment for ordering murders and kidnappings by security forces.

May 1st 2009
Same sex marriage is legalised in Sweden.

May 1st 2009
Carol Ann Duffy is the first Scottish woman to be appointed British Poet Laureate.

June 1st 2009
The flight Air France 477 from Rio de Janeiro to Paris crashes off the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Brazil. All 288 passengers and crew are killed.

September 14th 2009
Natural History Filmmaker and TV Personality, David Attenborough and Duke of Cambridge officially open the Darwin Centre at the National History Museum London; the most significant expansion since 1881.

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