On This Day

What Happened on September 25, 2008

Historical Events

  • China launches the spacecraft Shenzhou 7.
  • The "Celtic Tiger" slides into recession for the first time in over two decades, recording a 0.5% fall in second quarter GDP, following a 0.3% decline in the first quarter

Famous Deaths

  • (Gerrit Cornelis) "Kees" Otten, Dutch flautist and recorder player, dies at 83
2008 Highlights

About September 25, 2008

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 12 years, 6 months and 5 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Libra