On This Day

What Happened on August 1, 2008

Famous Deaths

  • Ashok Mankad, Indian cricketer (son of Vinoo, batted for India 1969-78), dies at 61
  • Harkishan Singh Surjeet, Indian politician (b. 1916)
2008 Highlights

About August 1, 2008

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 14 years and 9 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: I Kissed A Girl - Katy Perry
  • UK #1 Song: Dance Wiv Me - Dizzee Rascal Ft. Calvin Harris & Chrome