On This Day

What Happened on June 8, 2007

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jazz legend Oscar Peterson is forced to cancel his appearance at the Carnegie Hall all-star performance (held in his honour), owing to illness

Jazz Musician Oscar Peterson
Jazz Musician
Oscar Peterson
  • Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia is hit by the State's worst storms and flooding in 30 years resulting in the death of nine people and the grounding of trade ship, the MV Pasha Bulker

Famous Weddings

  • "Desperate Housewives" actor Dougray Scott (41) weds actress Claire Forlani (35) at the Council Common Hall in Pievebobigliana, Italy

Famous Deaths

  • Kenny Olsson, Swedish speedway racer (b. 1977)
  • Richard Rorty, American postanalytic, pragmatic philosopher (b. 1931)