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2009 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar2009
MMIX
Ab urbe condita2762
Armenian calendar1458
ԹՎ ՌՆԾԸ
Assyrian calendar6759
Bahá'í calendar165–166
Balinese saka calendar1930–1931
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 Samvat1930–1931
 - Kali Yuga5109–5110
Holocene calendar12009
Igbo calendar1009–1010
Iranian calendar1387–1388
Islamic calendar1430–1431
Japanese calendarHeisei 21
(平成21年)
Javanese calendar1941–1942
Juche calendar98
Julian calendarGregorian minus 13 days
Korean calendar4342
Minguo calendarROC 98
民國98年
Nanakshahi calendar541
Thai solar calendar2552
Tibetan calendar阳土鼠年
(male Earth-Rat)
2135 or 1754 or 982
    — to —
阴土牛年
(female Earth-Ox)
2136 or 1755 or 983
Unix time1230768000 – 1262303999

2009 (MMIX) was a common year starting on Thursday 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.

There was a swine flu pandemic that occurred in Mexico and led to a new strain of H1N1 virus including spreading to the world.

2009 was designated as:

Events

January

January 20: Barack Obama, 44th President of the United States
White phosphorus shelling by Israel during the Gaza War