On This Day

What Happened on December 24, 2008

Famous Deaths


Person of interestHarold Pinter

Harold Pinter, British playwright (The Birthday Party, The Homecoming), dies at 78

Playwright Harold Pinter
Playwright
Harold Pinter

Person of interestSamuel P. Huntington

Samuel P. Huntington, American political scientist (The Clash of Civilizations) and presidential adviser, dies at 81

Political Scientist and Presidential Adviser Samuel P. Huntington
Political Scientist and Presidential Adviser
Samuel P. Huntington

2008 Highlights

About December 24, 2008

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 12 years, 2 months and 10 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Capricorn