What Happened on February 8, 2009

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

Music awardsMusic Awards

51st Grammy Awards: Best Album "Raising Sand" and Record of the Year "Please Read The Letter" by Robert Plant & Alison Krauss

Rock Vocalist Robert Plant
Rock Vocalist
Robert Plant
Country Singer and Musician Alison Krauss
Country Singer and Musician
Alison Krauss
  • 62nd British Film and Television Awards (BAFTAS): "Slumdog Millionaire" Best Film, Danny Boyle Best Director
  • NFL Pro Bowl: NFC beats AFC 30-21

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Singer Rihanna cancels appearance at the Grammys after being assaulted by boyfriend Chris Brown

Singer Rihanna
Singer Chris Brown
Chris Brown

Famous Deaths

  • Marian Cozma, Romanian handball player (b. 1982)