On This Day

What Happened on September 1, 2008

Historical Events


ChinaSpring Temple Buddha

Spring Temple Buddha statue of Vairocana Buddha, then the world's tallest statue at 128 meters (420 ft), completed in Zhaocun township, Henan, China

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The Spring Temple Buddha statue depicting Vairocana Buddha in Henan, China
The Spring Temple Buddha statue depicting Vairocana Buddha in Henan, China
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Famous Deaths

  • Don LaFontaine, American voice actor (b. 1940)
2008 Highlights

About September 1, 2008

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 12 years and 19 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Virgo