Fast Facts: What was the world like in the 2009?
- The World Health Organization declares the outbreak of the H1N1 influenza strain (also referred to as the “swine flu”) is a global pandemic
- Barack Obama is inaugurated as the 44th President of the U.S.
- Michael Jackson, often referred to as the King of Pop, passes away
- The longest total solar eclipse of the 21st center occurs over parts of Asia and the Pacific Ocean and lasts up to 6 minutes and 38.8 seconds
What was NIBA like?
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