On This Day

What Happened on March 12, 2008

Historical Events

  • Streaming service Hulu launches for public access in the United States

Famous Deaths

  • Alun Hoddinott, Welsh composer (Floriture), dies at 78
  • Howard Metzenbaum, American businessman and politician (U.S. Senator from Ohio), dies at 90
  • Jorge Guinzburg, Argentine journalist, producer, humorist, and TV, theater and radio host (b. 1949)
  • Lazare Ponticelli, the last "poilu", French foot soldier of World War One, dies at 110 (b. 1897)
2008 Highlights

About March 12, 2008

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 13 years, 8 months and 20 days
Leap Year: Yes

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