What are some historical events in January 2008?
Jan 27 Australian Open Men’s Tennis: Novak Đoković beats Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France 4-6, 6-4, 6-3, 7-6 to become first Serbian player to win a Grand Slam title Jan 27 56th NHL All-Star Game, Phillips Arena, Atlanta, GA: Eastern Conference beats Western Conference, 8-7; MVP: Eric Staal, Carolina, C
What was the biggest sports event of 2008?
Jan 8 Joe Gibbs retires, for the second time, as head coach of the Washington Redskins Jan 13 Orlando Magic knock down a then NBA-record 23 3-pointers in 37 attempts (62.2%); Jameer Nelson goes 5-for-5 from beyond the arc as Magic beat the Sacramento Kings, 139-107
Where was the tornado outbreak in North America in 2008?
January 5 – A levee bursts in Fernley, Nevada, flooding a large portion of the town and forcing the evacuations of 3,500 residents. January 7 – January 11 – A tornado outbreak passes through eastern North America, producing at least 75 tornadoes across the mideastern United States and record-breaking temperatures in eastern Canada.
What was the biggest event in South Korea in 2008?
Feb 7 58th Berlin International Film Festival: “Elite Squad” wins the Golden Bear Feb 10 The 2008 Namdaemun fire severely damages Namdaemun, the first National Treasure of South Korea. Feb 10 50th Grammy Awards: Amy Winehouse wins 5 awards including song “Rehab”, Herbie Hancock wins Album of the Year
What are some major events that happened in 2009?
02 1 Jan 2009: Hanyu Pinyin was adopted as the Republic of China’s official Chinese romanization. 03 3 Jan 2009: Bitcoin Network was created. 04 12 Jan 2009: Cristiano Ronaldo was awarded the 2008 FIFA player of the year. 05 15 Jan 2009: All passengers survived a flight malfunction on the Hudson River.
What was the impact of the 2008 crash?
1 The American Dream was sold on too-easy credit. 2 Mortgages were transformed into ever-riskier investments. 3 Post-Depression bank regulations were slowly chipped away. 4 Investment banks jumped neck-deep into risk. 5 The Bush administration, criticized for earlier bailouts, cut Lehman loose.
Who was the FIFA Player of the Year in 2008?
12 Jan 2009: Cristiano Ronaldo was awarded the 2008 FIFA player of the year. Ronaldo was awarded the FIFA World Player of the Year in Zurich. This makes him the first player from the Premier League to win this award. Ronaldo plays for Manchester United. 15 Jan 2009: All passengers survived a flight malfunction on the Hudson River.
Why did the US financial crisis happen in 2008?
And because that system had become a globally interdependent one, the U.S. financial crisis precipitated a worldwide economic collapse. So…what happened? The 2008 financial crisis had its origins in the housing market, for generations the symbolic cornerstone of American prosperity.