On This Day

What Happened on August 31, 2008

Famous Deaths

  • Ike Pappas, American news correspondent (b. 1933)
  • Jerry Reed, American country music singer ("When You're Hot, You're Hot") and actor (Bat 21; Smokey & the Bandit), dies of complications from emphysema at 71
2008 Highlights

About August 31, 2008

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 13 years, 1 month and 17 days
Leap Year: Yes

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