On This Day

What Happened on April 21, 2008

Historical Events

  • 112th Boston Marathon: 3rd straight men's title for Robert Kipkoech Cheruiyot of Kenya in 2:07:45; Dire Tune of Ethiopia women's winner in 2:25:25
  • The United States Air Force retires the F-117 Nighthawk.

Famous Deaths

  • Al Wilson, American singer ("Show and Tell"; "The Snake"), dies of kidney failure at 68
2008 Highlights

About April 21, 2008

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 13 years and 6 months
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Taurus