What Happened on August 8, 2007

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • An EF2 tornado touches down in Kings County and Richmond County, New York State, the most powerful tornado in New York to date and the first in Brooklyn since 1889.

Famous Deaths

  • Joybubbles, A notable phone phreak. (b. 1949)
  • Ma Lik, Chinese politician (b. 1952)
  • Melville Shavelson, American film director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1917)