On This Day

What Happened on August 8, 2020

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Music mogul Simon Cowell breaks his back riding an electric bike

Recording Executive Simon Cowell
Recording Executive
Simon Cowell

Famous Deaths

  • Gabriel Ochoa Uribe, Colombian soccer manager (record 14 x league titles; Millonarios [6], Santa Fe [1], América de Cali [7]; Columbia), dies at 90
2020 Highlights

About August 8, 2020

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 11 months and 27 days
Leap Year: Yes

Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Leo