2009 in the Netherlands

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This article lists some of the events that took place in the Netherlands in 2009.

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January[edit]

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June[edit]

July[edit]

  • 1: The air-tax that was introduced on 1 July 2008 is abolished.
  • 30: 6 Dutch people die in a bus accident at Sant Pol de Mar, Spain. Dozens of other people are hurt.

August[edit]

  • 19: A family tragedy takes place in Kampen, Overijssel. During a fire in a house 4 young children die. The remaining family members, amongst them 10 other children, find a way out of the house in time.

September[edit]

  • 6: Dutch soldier Kevin van der Rijdt, corporal van het Corps Commando-troops, dies near Deh Rahwod. He's the 20th soldier to die since the beginning of the mission in Afghanistan.
  • 6:The HSL-Zuid is officially opened.
  • 7: The 21st soldier since the beginning of the mission in Afghanistan: Mark Leijsen, Sergeant-Major of the Pantsergenie, dies in Uruzgan in an assault with an improvised explosive.

October[edit]

November[edit]

December[edit]

Sport[edit]

The Netherlands won 2 gold, 2 silver and 2 bronze medals.
Ellen van Dijk won gold in the Women's time trial and Chantal Blaak in the Women's road race

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