What Happened on December 8, 2008

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Kirsty Williams elected as Leader of the Welsh Liberal Democrats. The first female leader of a political party in Wales.

Famous Deaths

  • Kerryn McCann, Australian athlete, dies at 41
  • Oliver Postgate, English animator, puppeteer and writer, dies at 83
  • Oliver Postgate, English animator, puppeteer and writer. (b. 1925)
  • Robert Prosky, Polish-American actor and comedian (Christine, Thief), dies at 77