What Happened on September 27, 2008

Historical Events

  • CNSA astronaut Zhai Zhigang becomes the first Chinese person to perform a spacewalk while flying on Shenzhou 7.

Sports History

Greg Maddux wins his final start of his career (#355)

Famous Weddings

  • "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia" actress Kaitlin Olson (33) weds actor Rob McElhenney (31) at the Saddlerock Ranch in Malibu, California

Wedding of Interest

American actress and singer Scarlett Johansson (23) weds Canadian film actor Ryan Reynolds (31) at Clayoquot Wilderness Retreat in Tofino, British Columbia; divorce in 2011

Famous Deaths

  • Mahendra Kapoor, Indian playback singer, dies at 74
2008 Highlights

About September 27, 2008

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 14 years, 4 months and 11 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