What Happened on June 8, 2008

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 107th Men's French Open: Ana Ivanovic beats Dinara Safina (6-4, 6-3)
  • 107th Men's French Open: Rafael Nadal beats Roger Federer (6-1, 6-3, 6-0)
  • 54th LPGA Championship won by Yani Tseng
  • 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.

Famous Deaths

  • Peter Rohmkorf, German writer, dies at 78
  • Šaban Bajramović, Serbian Romani musician (b. 1936)