On This Day

What Happened on June 12, 2008

Historical Events


Music releaseAlbum Release

Coldplay release their 4th studio album " Viva la Vida or Death" (winner of 3 Grammys)

Lead Vocalist of Coldplay Chris Martin
Lead Vocalist of Coldplay
Chris Martin
  • Ireland rejects the Lisbon Treaty in a referendum, thus putting into question the reform programme of the European Union.

Famous Deaths

  • Derek Tapscott, Welsh footballer (b. 1932)
  • Pam Henning [Cornelia Catharina Pamela Ingenegeren], Indonesian-Dutch cabaret dancer and actress, dies at 90
2008 Highlights

About June 12, 2008

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 12 years, 5 months and 13 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Gemini