On This Day

What Happened on August 8, 2014

Historical Events

  • Hamas rejects continuation of cease fire if Israel does not lift blockade
  • The West African Ebola outbreak is categorized as an international concern by the WHO

Famous Deaths

  • Charles Keating, English actor, dies from lung cancer at 72
  • Peter Sculthorpe, Australian composer (Kakadu), dies at 85
2014 Highlights

About August 8, 2014

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 7 years, 1 month and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Leo