What Happened on June 8, 2008

Historical Events

French Open Men's Tennis

French Open Men's Tennis: Rafael Nadal equals Björn Borg's Open era record of 4 consecutive French titles; outclasses Roger Federer 6-1, 6-3, 6-0

LPGA Championship

LPGA Championship Women's Golf, Bulle Rock GC: 19-year old tour rookie Yani Tseng of Taiwan wins a 4th hole playoff over Swede Maria Hjorth

  • The Akihabara massacre took place on the Sunday-pedestrian-zoned Chūōdōri street. A man killed seven in an attack on a crowd using a truck and a dagger.
2008 History

Famous Deaths

  • Peter Rohmkorf, German writer, dies at 78
  • Šaban Bajramović, Serbian Romani singer-songwriter, dies from a heart attack at 72

About June 8, 2008

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 14 years, 11 months and 22 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Lollipop - Lil Wayne Featuring Static Major
  • UK #1 Song: Singin' In The Rain - Mint Royale