On This Day

What Happened on June 8, 2014

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Audra McDonald wins a Tony for her portrayal of Billie Holiday in "Lady Day at Emerson's Bar And Grill"

Actress and Singer Audra McDonald
Actress and Singer
Audra McDonald
Jazz Musician Billie Holiday
Jazz Musician
Billie Holiday

Sport awardFrench Open Men's Tennis

French Open Men's Tennis: Rafael Nadal beats Novak Đoković 3-6, 7-5, 6-2, 6-4; record extending 9th French title; ties Pete Sampras with 14 Grand Slam singles titles

Tennis Champion Rafael Nadal
Tennis Champion
Rafael Nadal
Tennis Champion Novak Đoković
Tennis Champion
Novak Đoković

Famous Deaths

  • Ivo Vinco, Italian operatic bass singer, dies at 86
2014 Highlights

About June 8, 2014

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 6 years, 5 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Gemini