On This Day

What Happened on February 8, 2018

Historical Events

  • Bangladesh court sentences former Prime Minister Khaleda Zia to 5 years in prison for corruption
  • Noriaki Kasai of Japan becomes first athlete in history to participate in 8 Winter Olympics in the ski jumping qualification prior to the Pyeongchang Games
  • Twitter reports its first quarterly profit as a public company

Famous Deaths

  • Paul Danblon, Belgian composer, opera director, opera administrator and scientific journalist, dies at 86
2018 Highlights

About February 8, 2018

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 3 years, 10 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Aquarius