On This Day

What Happened on December 8, 2011

Historical Events

  • The NBA and players union reach financial agreement to end a 161-day lockout, shortening the season by 16 games

Famous Deaths

  • Dick Sims, American Hammond B-3 organist (Bob Seger; Eric Clapton), dies of cancer at 60
  • Minoru Miky, Japanese composer for traditional Japanese instruments, dies at 84
2011 Highlights

About December 8, 2011

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 9 years, 10 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Sagittarius