What Happened on April 8, 2012

Historical Events

US Masters Golf

76th US Masters Tournament, Augusta National GC: Bubba Watson wins on the second hole of a sudden-death playoff with South African Louis Oosthuizen

Historic Event

German writer Günter Grass labelled 'persona non grata' by Israeli internal affairs minister Eli Yishai, due to his poem "What Must Be Said"

Easter Message

Pope Benedict XVI calls for an end to Syrian blood shed in papal Easter message

Famous Weddings

Ricki Lake

American actress and television host Ricki Lake (42) weds jewelry designer Christian Evans in a secret ceremony at Southern California

Famous Deaths

  • Jack Tramiel, Polish-American businessman (Commodore Computers), dies at 83
2012 Highlights

About April 8, 2012

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 10 years, 9 months and 23 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Aries

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: We Are Young - fun. Featuring Janelle Monae
  • UK #1 Song: Call Me Maybe - Carly Rae Jepsen