On This Day

What Happened on February 8, 2009

Historical Events

Grammy Awards

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

BAFTA Awards

62nd British Film and Television Awards (BAFTAS): "Slumdog Millionaire" Best Film, Danny Boyle Best Director

  • NFL Pro Bowl, Aloha Stadium, Honolulu, HI: NFC beats AFC, 30-21; MVP: Larry Fitzgerald, Arizona Cardinals, WR

Music History

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

Famous Deaths

  • Marian Cozma, Romanian handball player (Romania 60 caps), dies of stab wounds at 26
2009 Highlights

About February 8, 2009

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 12 years and 10 months
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Aquarius