On This Day

What Happened on September 1, 2008

Day of the Week: Monday

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

Famous Deaths

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