On This Day

What Happened on April 8, 2008

Day of the Week: Tuesday

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 (b. 1933)
  • Stanley Kamel, American actor (b. 1943)
  • Timothy Beaumont, Baron Beaumont of Whitley (b. 1928)