On This Day

What Happened on September 3, 2008

Historical Events

  • The new Oklahoma City NBA franchise announces the team will be named the 'Thunder'; reference to powerful storms in the area

Famous Deaths

  • Donald Blakeslee, American aviator who led 4th Fighter Group during World War II, dies at 90
  • Matthew Peaceman, American oboist, conductor, composer (Abyss/Scorched Earth), and teacher, dies of cancer at 56
2008 Highlights

About September 3, 2008

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 13 years, 1 month and 18 days
Leap Year: Yes

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