On This Day

What Happened on February 23, 2008

Historical Events

  • 28th Golden Raspberry Awards: "I Know Who Killed Me" wins
  • B-2 Spirit of the USAF crashes at Guam. Crew survives but aircraft written off, the most expensive air crash in human history (aircraft alone cost $1.2Bn). B-2 had a perfect safety record before the crash; not one B-2 ever crashed.

Famous Deaths

  • Denis Lazure, Canadian physician and politician, dies at 82
  • Douglas Fraser, Scottish pilot, first to land at Newfoundland Airport on January 11, 1938 (b. 1916)
  • Janez Drnovšek, Slovenian prime minister and president (b. 1950)
  • Paul Frère, Belgian race car driver and motorsport journalist (b. 1917)
  • Roger Foulon, Belgian writer (Un été dans la Fagne), dies at 84
2008 Highlights

About February 23, 2008

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 13 years, 7 months and 27 days
Leap Year: Yes

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