On This Day

What Happened on December 27, 2008

Historical Events

  • Israel launches Operation Cast Lead in the Gaza Strip, beginning with an airstrike that hits 100 targets in 220 seconds killing around 250 people

Famous Deaths

  • Delaney Bramlett, American rocker (Shindogs, Delaney & Bonnie), dies at 69
2008 Highlights

About December 27, 2008

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 12 years, 7 months and 3 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Capricorn