On This Day

What Happened on August 27, 2008

Historical Events

  • 65th Venice Film Festival: "The Wrestler" directed by Darren Aronofsky wins Golden Lion

Presidential Convention

Barack Obama becomes the first African-American to be nominated by a major political party for President of the United States

Famous Deaths

  • Mark Priestley, Australian actor (b. 1976)
2008 Highlights

About August 27, 2008

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 13 years, 11 months and 13 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

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