On This Day

What Happened on June 17, 2008

Historical Events

  • First day of legal same-sex marriage in California
  • NBA Finals: Boston Celtics beat Los Angeles Lakers, 131-92 in Game 6 for first title since 1986 and 17th overall; MVP: Paul Pierce

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

Ice hockey player star Martin Brodeur (36) weds Genevieve Nault at the Bavaro Princess Resort in the Dominican Republic

NHL Goalie Martin Brodeur
NHL Goalie
Martin Brodeur

Famous Deaths

  • Cyd Charisse [Tula Finklea], American dancer and actress (Singin' in the Rain), dies at 86
  • Tsutomu Miyazaki, Japanese serial killer (b. 1962)
2008 Highlights

About June 17, 2008

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 12 years, 5 months and 17 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Gemini