On This Day

What Happened on February 8, 2005

Historical Events

  • Leaders of both Palestine and Israel declare a truce in what many hope will be a "new era of peace"

Famous Deaths

  • Helmut Eder, Austrian composer, dies at 88
  • Jimmy Smith, American jazz musician and organist (Walk on the Wild Side), dies at 79
  • Keith Knudsen, American drummer, vocalist and songwriter (The Doobie Brothers), dies at 56
2005 Highlights

About February 8, 2005

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 15 years, 5 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Aquarius