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? 14 years, 1 month and 2 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It) - Beyonce
  • UK #1 Song: Hallelujah - Alexandra Burke