What Happened on August 8, 2018

Historical Events

  • Academy of Motion Pictures reveals new "Popular Film" category for the Oscars
  • Australia's most populous state New South Wales declared 100% in drought
  • EPL club Chelsea sign Kepa Arrizabalaga from Spain's Athletic Bilbao for £72 million; world-record fee for a goalkeeper

Event of Interest

Malaysia charges former prime minister Najib Razak with three counts of money laundering

  • US State Department imposes new sanctions on Russia for nerve attack in Britain
2018 History

About August 8, 2018

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 4 years, 9 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Leo

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: In My Feelings - Drake
  • UK #1 Song: In My Feelings - Drake