On This Day

What Happened on December 8, 2008

Historical Events

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

Famous Deaths

  • Oliver Postgate, English animator, puppeteer and writer, dies at 83
  • Robert Prosky, Polish-American actor and comedian (Christine, Thief), dies at 77
2008 Highlights

About December 8, 2008

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 13 years, 5 months and 10 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It) - Beyonce
  • UK #1 Song: Run - Leona Lewis