On This Day

What Happened on December 8, 2018

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 84th Heisman Trophy Award: Kyler Murray, Oklahoma (QB)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

US President Donald Trump announces John Kelly will be stepping down as White House Chief of Staff at the end of the year

45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality Donald Trump
45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality
Donald Trump

Famous Deaths

  • Evelyn Berezin, American computer pioneer, invented first word processor, dies at 93
  • Lyudmila Alexeyeva, Russian 'Grandmother of Russian Human Rights', dies at 91
  • Roger the ripped kangaroo, famous for crushing a metal bucket like a paper cup, dies at 12 in Alice Springs of old age
  • Rosanell Eaton, American voting rights advocate, dies at 97