On This Day

What Happened on February 22, 2009

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events


Film tv awardsAcademy Awards

81st Academy Awards: "Slumdog Millionaire", Sean Penn & Kate Winslet win

Actress Kate Winslet
Actress
Kate Winslet
Actor and Political Activist Sean Penn
Actor and Political Activist
Sean Penn

Film tv awardsAcademy Awards

Heath Ledger posthumously wins Academy Award, Best Supporting Actor, for his performance as the Joker in "The Dark Knight"


Famous Deaths

  • G√ľnter Kochan, German composer, dies at 78