On This Day

What Happened on December 17, 2008

Famous Deaths

  • Dave Smith, American baseball player (b. 1955)
  • Freddy Breck, German schlager singer, composer, record producer and news anchor (b. 1942)
American Football Player and Coach Sammy Baugh
American Football Player and Coach
Sammy Baugh

2008 Highlights

About December 17, 2008

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 11 years, 10 months and 7 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Sagittarius