What Happened on April 25, 2009

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 2009 NFL Draft: Matthew Stafford from University of Georgia first pick by Detroit Lions

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Elijah Wood is honored with the Midnight Award by the San Francisco International Film Festival as an American actor who "has made outstanding contributions to independent and Hollywood cinema, and who brings striking intelligence, exemplary talent and extraordinary depth of character to his roles"

Famous Weddings

  • TV personality Spencer Pratt (28) weds media personality and singer Heidi Montag (25) at Westminster Presbyterian Church in Pasadena

Famous Deaths

  • Bea Arthur, American comedian, singer and actress ("All in the Family", "The Golden Girls"), dies at 86
  • John Marchi, American politician (b. 1921)