On This Day

What Happened on February 8, 2006

Historical Events

Grammy Awards

48th Grammy Awards: Boulevard Of Broken Dreams, John Legend wins

Singer-Songwriter John Legend
John Legend

Famous Deaths

  • Akira Ifukube, Japanese composer, best known for his film scores in the Godzilla films, dies at 91
  • Elton Dean, English jazz and progressive rock saxophonist (Soft Machine), dies of heart and liver ailments at 60 (b. 1945)
2006 Highlights

About February 8, 2006

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 15 years, 8 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Aquarius