On This Day

What Happened on July 25, 2009

Day of the Week: Saturday

Famous Weddings

  • "Buffy The Vampire Slayer" actor Marc Blucas (37) weds journalist Ryan Haddon (38) in Erie, Pennsylvania

Famous Deaths

  • Alexis Cohen, American Idol contestant (unsuccessful), viral phenomenon (b. 1984)
  • Harry Patch, the last surviving soldier to have served in the trenches in World War I, dies at 111 (b. 1898)
  • Stanley Middleton, British novelist (Holiday, Three Wise Men), dies at 89
  • Vernon Forrest, Professional boxer, 2-division world champion (b. 1971)
  • Yasmin Ahmad, Malaysian film director, writer and scriptwriter (b. 1958)