On This Day

What Happened on December 11, 2008

Historical Events

  • Bernard Madoff arrested and charged with securities fraud in $50 billion Ponzi scheme

Famous Deaths


Person of interestBettie Page

Bettie Page, American pinup model considered the 'Queen of Pinups' and the 'Dark Angel', dies at 85

Queen of Pinups Bettie Page
Queen of Pinups
Bettie Page
  • Maddie Blaustein, American voice actress (b. 1960)
  • Ron Carey, American labor leader (International Brotherhood of Teamsters), dies of lung cancer at 72
2008 Highlights

About December 11, 2008

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 11 years, 11 months and 12 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Sagittarius