What Happened on April 5, 2008

Historical Events

  • 161st Grand National: 7/1 joint favourite Comply or Die wins in Irish jockey Timmy Murphy's 11th attempt, 4 lengths ahead of King John's Castle

Famous Deaths

Charlton HestonCharlton Heston (1923-2008)

American actor (The Ten Commandments; Ben-Hur; Planet of Apes)Ben-Hur), dies at 84

2008 Highlights

About April 5, 2008

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 14 years, 11 months and 19 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Bleeding Love - Leona Lewis
  • UK #1 Song: American Boy - Estelle Ft. Kanye West