On This Day

What Happened on January 8, 2018

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • College Football National Championship, Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Atlanta: #4 Alabama beats #3 Georgia, 26-23
  • Self-declared republic of Somaliland passes its first ever law against rape
  • US record year for cost of natural disasters announced - $306 billion in 2017

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

Singer Ricky Martin reveals he has married Jwan Yosef

Singer/Actor Ricky Martin
Ricky Martin

Famous Deaths

  • Denise LaSalle [Ora Denise Allen], American blues and R&B singer recognized as the "Queen of the Blues" (Trapped by a Thing Called Love), dies from complications from surgery at 78
  • Donnelly Rhodes, Canadian actor (Da Vinci's Inquest, Danger Bay), dies of cancer at 80