On This Day

What Happened on December 25, 2008

Historical Events

NBA Record

Phil Jackson becomes the sixth coach in NBA history to win 1,000 games

Famous Deaths

  • Eartha Kitt, American singer (Santa Baby), dancer, comedian, actress and activist (Catwoman-Batman), dies at 81
2008 Highlights

About December 25, 2008

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 12 years, 11 months and 2 days
Leap Year: Yes

Holidays: Christmas (India), Christmas Day (Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, United Kingdom, United States)

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