On This Day

What Happened on May 31, 2008

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Super Rugby Final, Christchurch: Canterbury Crusaders claim their 7th title with a 20-12 win over NSW Waratahs; Dan Carter kicks 4 penalties & a dropped goal for the home team

Sports record brokenWorld Record

Usain Bolt breaks the world record in the 100m sprint, with a wind-legal (+1.7m/s) 9.72 seconds

Olympic Sprinter Usain Bolt
Olympic Sprinter
Usain Bolt

Famous Weddings

  • "Law & Order" actress Alana De La Garza (31) weds writer Michael Roberts in Orlando, Orange County, Florida