On This Day

What Happened on September 8, 2008

Historical Events

  • Latvia joins its northern neighbor Estonia in recession as GDP falls 0.2% in the second quarter from the first quarter, when it fell 0.3%; property markets and construction have suffered in both Baltic states

Television Premiere

TV news show "The Rachel Maddow Show" hosted by Rachel Maddow" and based on her radio show premieres on MSNBC

US Men's Tennis Open

US Open Men's Tennis: Roger Federer beats Scotsman Andy Murray 6-2, 7-5, 6-2 for his 5th consecutive US title


Famous Deaths

  • Evan Tanner, UFC Champion
2008 Highlights

About September 8, 2008

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 13 years, 2 months and 20 days
Leap Year: Yes

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