What Happened on February 8, 2009

Historical Events

51st Grammy Awards

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

62nd BAFTA Awards

62nd British Academy Film 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

Rihanna Cancels

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

2009 History

Famous Deaths

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

About February 8, 2009

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 14 years, 3 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts