On This Day

What Happened on September 7, 2008

Historical Events

Music awardsVideo Music Awards

25th MTV Video Music Awards: Britney Spears & Chris Brown win

Singer Chris Brown
Chris Brown
Pop Star Britney Spears
Pop Star
Britney Spears
  • US Government takes control of the two largest mortgage financing companies in the US, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac

Famous Deaths

  • Don Haskins, American College Basketball Hall of Fame coach (Texas El Paso 1961-99; NCAA Tournament 1966), dies at 78
  • Ilarion Ciobanu, Romanian actor (b. 1931)
  • Miljenko "Dino" Dvornik, Croatian singer known as "the Croatian king of funk", dies of an overdose at 44
  • Nagi Noda, Japanese pop artist and director (b. 1973)
2008 Highlights

About September 7, 2008

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 12 years, 5 months and 18 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Virgo