10 Aug, 2009 Slovakia Mine Explosion August 10, 2009 : An explosion in a coal mine in Handlova, Slovakia killed twenty workers and injured nine. The explosion occurred after a large build-up of gases ignited as the miners fought off a fire in the mine.
What happened on August 10th in history?
This Day in History: August 10 As the French Revolution (1787–99) continued, the countrys monarchy was effectively overthrown on this day in 1792 when King Louis XVI and his wife, Marie-Antoinette, were imprisoned (they were eventually guillotined).
What historical events happened in August 2009?
Here are the key events in United States news for the month of August 2009.Ex-Representative William Jefferson Convicted in Bribery Scheme (Aug. Sotomayor Confirmed to U.S. Supreme Court (Aug. Helicopter and Small Plane Crash Over Hudson, Killing Nine (Aug. CIA Hired Contract Assassins to Kill Jihadists (Aug.
What is the importance of 10 August?
10 August - World Lion Day It is observed on 10 August annually.
What was happening in June 2009?
Jun 1 Air France Flight 447 crashes into the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Brazil on a flight from Rio de Janeiro to Paris. All 228 passengers and crew were killed. Jun 1 General Motors files for chapter 11 bankruptcy.
What was going on in September 2009?
Earthquake in Samoa and American Samoa Kills 115 (Sept. 29): An underwater 8.0-magnitude earthquake causes a tsunami in Samoa and American Samoa that kills more than 115 people. Earthquake in Indonesia Kills 700 (Sept.
Who died in June 2009?
June 2009Thomas Berry, 94, American cultural historian and ecotheologian.Bob Christie, 85, American racing driver.Ken Clark, 81, American actor, heart attack.Ernest R. Vincent OBrien, 92, Irish race horse trainer.Alexander S. Jerry Rosenberg, 72, American jailhouse lawyer, natural causes.
Who was famous in 2009?
Top 10 Hottest Celebrities of 2009Robert Pattinson. Millions of women became obsessed with the handsome, cool vampire when the hit movie Twilight opened last year. Kristen Stewart. Zac Efron. Taylor Lautner. Taylor Swift. Susan Boyle. Vanessa Hudgens. Adam Lambert. •Jan 6, 2010
What interesting happened in 2009?
Nepal - Maoist ProtestersWorld swine flu, Global pandemic. Barack Obama is inaugurated as the 44th President. Michael Jackson dies in strange circumstances. Deadliest bushfires in Australian history. European Union. Ceasefire in the Gaza War. Icelandic banking system collapse. G-20 summit.
What major events happened in 2009 Canada?
April 26 – First cases of the 2009 H1N1 outbreak are confirmed in Canada. April 30 – Liberal Party of Canada leadership convention is held in Vancouver, British Columbia. May 6 – Canada begins negotiations with the European Union on the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement.