2009 in England

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See also
2008-09 in English football
2009-10 in English football

Events from 2009 in England

Designation[edit]

Incumbents[edit]

Further information: Politics of England

Events[edit]

January[edit]

February[edit]

March[edit]

April[edit]

Magnified image of the H1NI flu virus, which resulted in a pandemic.
The world leaders present at the G20 London Summit.

May[edit]

June[edit]

July[edit]

Harry Patch, the last British Army veteran of World War I, who died on July 25th aged 111.
Henry Allingham, the oldest man in the world and one of the last surviving veterans of World War I, who died on July 18th aged 113.

August[edit]

September[edit]

  • 7 September - Convictions and acquittals in the trial for those charged over the 2006 transatlantic aircraft plot.[56]
  • 9 September - Westcountry Television completes the digital switchover process with the turning off of all analogue signals from the Caradon Hill transmitter.[57]
  • 14 September - Those convicted for their role in the 2006 transatlantic aircraft plot are sentenced.

October[edit]

A crowd protests BNP Leader Nick Griffin's appearance on the BBC show Question Time.

November[edit]

  • 14 November - Severe gales and heavy rain from an Alantic storm cause floods and damage across southern England and Wales.[63]
  • 19 November - Highest ever UK 24-hour rainfall total, 314.4 mm, recorded at Seathwaite Farm, Cumbria.[64]
  • 20 November - Many towns and villages in Cumbria are flooded following several days of heavy rain. Three bridges collapse, one of them leading to the death of a police officer, who was standing on the bridge when it collapsed.[65]

December[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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