On This Day

What Happened on December 15, 2008

Historical Events

  • 74th Heisman Trophy Award: Sam Bradford, Oklahoma (QB)

Famous Divorces

Madonna

Pop singer Madonna (50) divorces film director Guy Ritchie (40) due to unreasonable behavior after almost 8 years of marriage

Famous Deaths

  • Geraldine McCullough, American painter and sculptor (Phoenix), dies at 91
  • León Febres Cordero, Ecuadorian politician (President of Ecuador 1984-88), dies at 77
2008 Highlights

About December 15, 2008

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 13 years, 6 months and 12 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Live Your Life - T.I. Featuring Rihanna
  • UK #1 Song: Run - Leona Lewis