Saturday 28 February 2009
It was Saturday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Barack Obama (Democratic). In that special week of February people in US were listening to Right Round by Flo Rida.
Watchmen, directed by Zack Snyder, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2009
while The Associate by John Grisham was one of the best selling books.
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- Blessed Antonia of Florence (d. 1472)
- Saint Silvana
- Saint Rufinus
- Saint Oswald (d. 992)
- Bah�'f Faith - Day 3 of Ayy�m-i-H� (Intercalary Days) - days in the Bah�'f calendar devoted to service and gift giving.
- Saint Romanus (died 463)
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- Carpatair Flight 128 – a Saab 2000 bound for Timişoara, Romania, from Chişinău, Moldova, and carrying 51 people – makes an emergency landing at Traian Vuia International Airport without its forward landing gear. (Phillyburbs) amp!-- Please leave the landing gear point in the synopsis, as otherwise it loses something since emergency landings come at a rate of many daily the landing gear issue is why the item is here on this portal. --amp
- Burma's government announces it will allow Rohingyas who have fled to neighboring countries to return only if they identify themselves as Bengalis. (BBC)
- Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao holds the first online discussion with Internet users before the National People's Congress's annual plenary session. (''People's Daily'')
- The Standing Committee of China's NPC approves the Food Safety Law, which will enhance supervision and strengthen quality standards. (Xinhua)
- California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger declares a state of emergency, due to severe drought. (BBC)
- Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe vows to continue his policy of distributing land from white to black farmers. (BBC)
- Colombia's military kills ten and captures eight Revolutionary Armed Forces members in Cundinamarca. (BBC)
- A gene linked to a genetic motor neurone disease is discovered. (BBC)
- Bangladesh's Army finds more mass graves where Bangladesh Rifles mutinied in Dhaka. (BBC)
- The Holy See claims that the Roman Catholic Church's number of priests is slowly rising. (BBC)
- Unlike February_2004#February_28, which was also a Saturday, there was no February 29 succeeding this one.
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