What Happened on February 13, 2008

Historical Events

  • Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd makes an historic apology to Indigenous Australians, especially to the Stolen Generations who suffered forced child removal and assimilation [1]
  • The LZR Racer Suit is unveiled in NYC; line of competition swimsuits made by Speedo using high-tech fabric of woven elastane-nylon & polyurethane; times went down dramatically; rules changed 2010

Famous Deaths

  • Henri Salvador, French-Caribbean pop singer, guitarist, and cabaret, dies of an aneurysm at 90
  • Kon Ichikawa, Japanese director (Matatabi, Money Talks), dies at 92
  • Roger Voisin, American classical trumpet player (Boston Symphony, 1935-83), dies at 89

About February 13, 2008

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 15 years, 7 months and 20 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Low - Flo Rida Featuring T-Pain
  • UK #1 Song: Now You're Gone - Basshunter Ft. Dj Mental Theo's Bazzheadz