On This Day

What Happened on July 4, 2008

Famous Weddings

Samantha Power

Journalist and Diplomat Samantha Power (37) weds law professor Cass Sunstein (53) at Church of Mary Immaculate in County Kerry, Ireland

Famous Deaths

  • Charles Wheeler, British journalist (b. 1923)
  • Evelyn Keyes, American actress (Gone With The Wind), dies at 91
  • Jesse Helms, American politician (b. 1921)
  • Terrence Kiel, American Football Player (b. 1980)
  • Thomas M. Disch, American sci-fi author (b. 1940)
2008 Highlights

About July 4, 2008

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 13 years, 4 months and 29 days
Leap Year: Yes

Holidays: Independence Day (United States)

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