What Happened on February 25, 2009

Historical Events

Stevie Wonder Receives Gershwin Prize

American singer-songwriter Stevie Wonder receives Library of Congress Gershwin Prize at the White House in Washington, D.C.

  • BDR massacre in Pilkhana, Dhaka, Bangladesh. 74 People are being killed, including more than 50 Army officials, by Bangladeshi Boarder Guards inside its headquarter.

Famous Deaths

  • Ian Carr, Scottish jazz musician (Nucleus), dies after suffering Alzheimer's disease at 75
  • Ivan Cameron, son of David Cameron UK politician
  • Philip José Farmer, American sci-fi writer (Riverworld), dies aged 91

About February 25, 2009

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 14 years, 3 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Pisces

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Right Round - Flo Rida
  • UK #1 Song: The Fear - Lily Allen