On This Day

What Happened on September 25, 2008

Historical Events

  • China launches the spacecraft Shenzhou 7.

Film Release

Supernatural-fantasy film "Painted Skin" directed by Gordon Chan, starring Donnie Yen, Chen Kun and Zhou Xun is released

  • 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? 13 years, 9 months and 3 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: So What - P!nk
  • UK #1 Song: Sex on Fire - Kings of Leon