What Happened on September 8, 2014

Historical Events

Historic Event

Haider al-Abadi becomes the 75th Prime Minister of Iraq

  • US Open Men's Tennis: Marin Čilić of Croatia wins his maiden grand slam title; beats Kei Nishikori of Japan 6-3, 6-3, 6-3

Famous Weddings

Ashley Tisdale

Actress Ashley Tisdale (29) weds singer Christopher French at a private ceremony in Santa Barbara, California

Famous Deaths

  • Gerald Wilson, American jazz trumpeter, arranger (Jimmie Lunceford; Duke Ellington), orchestra leader, and teacher dies at 96
  • Magda Olivero, Italian soprano (Adriana Lecouvreur; La Voix Humaine), dies at 104
  • S. Truett Cathy, American businessman (founder of Chick-fil-A), dies at 93
2014 Highlights

About September 8, 2014

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 8 years, 3 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Virgo

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Shake It Off - Taylor Swift
  • UK #1 Song: Prayer In C - Lilly Wood & Robin Schulz