On This Day

What Happened on May 8, 2008

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Dmitry Medvedev appoints Vladimir Putin as Russian Prime Minister

Russian President Vladimir Putin
Russian President
Vladimir Putin
Russian President Dmitry Medvedev
Russian President
Dmitry Medvedev

Famous Deaths

  • Eddy Arnold, American country music singer ("Make The World Go Away"; "Then You Can Tell Me Goodbye"), dies at 89
  • Fran├žois Sterchele, Belgian football player (b. 1982)
2008 Highlights

About May 8, 2008

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 13 years, 4 months and 9 days
Leap Year: Yes

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