What Happened on January 8, 2008

Historical Events

Sports History

Joe Gibbs retires, for the second time, as head coach of the Washington Redskins

  • New Jersey officially apologizes for slavery, becoming the first Northern state to do so.

Famous Deaths

  • Clyde Otis, American songwriter and music producer (b. c. 1924)
  • George Moore, Australian champion jockey (b. 1923)
2008 Highlights

About January 8, 2008

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 15 years and 29 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Capricorn

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Low - Flo Rida Featuring T-Pain
  • UK #1 Song: When You Believe - Leon Jackson