On This Day

What Happened on April 8, 2008

Historical Events

  • 27th NCAA Women's Basketball Championship: Tennessee beats Stanford, 64-48; Volunteers' back-to-back titles; coach Pat Summitt, 8 national championships
  • The construction of the world's first building to integrate wind turbines completes, in Bahrain.

Famous Deaths

  • John Button, Australian politician (Button car plan), dies at 74
  • Stanley Kamel, American actor (b. 1943)
  • Timothy Beaumont, Baron Beaumont of Whitley (b. 1928)
2008 Highlights

About April 8, 2008

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

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