What Happened on September 1, 2008

Historical Events

Spring Temple Buddha Completed

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

Famous Deaths

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

About September 1, 2008

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 14 years, 6 months and 24 days
Leap Year: Yes

Holidays: Labor Day (United States), Labour Day (Canada)

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Whatever You Like - T.I.
  • UK #1 Song: I Kissed A Girl - Katy Perry