On This Day

What Happened on August 8, 2012

Historical Events

  • 16 people are killed from flooding from heavy rain in Manilla, Philippines
  • China announces that it plans to close 23 rare earth mines and up to 50 smelting companies
2012 Highlights

About August 8, 2012

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 8 years, 2 months and 19 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Leo