On This Day

What Happened on August 7, 2008

Historical Events

  • Beginning of the Russo-Georgian War: Georgia moves troops into self-proclaimed republics of South Ossetia and Tskhinva who are supported by Russia. First European war of the 21st century.

Famous Weddings

Jewel Kilcher

Singer-songwriter Jewel Kilcher (34) weds rodeo champion Ty Murray (38) at The Cove Atlantis Resort in Paradise Island, Bahamas

Famous Deaths

  • Andrea Pininfarina, CEO of Pininfarina S.p.A.
  • Bernie Brillstein, American talent agent/manager and producer (b. 1931)
2008 Highlights

About August 7, 2008

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 13 years, 4 months and 1 day
Leap Year: Yes

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