August 7, 2008 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History

  • Georgia launches a military offensive to surround and capture the capital of South Ossetia, Tskhinvali, from Russian control, starting the South Ossetia War.

Deaths in History

  • Andrea Pininfarina, CEO of Pininfarina S.p.A.
  • Bernie Brillstein, American talent agent/manager and producer (b. 1931)