On This Day

What Happened on February 5, 2008

Historical Events

  • A major tornado outbreak across the Southern United States leaves at least 58 dead, the most since the May 31, 1985 outbreak that killed 88.

Famous Deaths


Person of interestMaharishi Mahesh Yogi

Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, Indian guru who developed Transcendental Meditation, dies at 90


2008 Highlights

About February 5, 2008

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 12 years, 9 months and 28 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Aquarius