Friday August 8, 2008
A date scroll with Latin text from “The Extremes of Good and Evil” by Cicero, written in 45 BC.

August 8, 2008: Day of the Week

August 8, 2008 was the 221st day of the year 2008 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 145 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Friday.

If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is viernes.

A person born on this day will be 15 years old today. If that same person saved a Quarter every day starting at age 5, then by now that person has accumulated $977.00 today.

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Here’s the August 2008 calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly 2008 calendar.

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Zodiac & Birthstone

Leo is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Peridot is the modern birthstone for this month. Diamond is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

Rat is the mythical animal and Earth is the element for a person born on this day if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology (or Chinese zodiac).

August 8, 2008 Historical Event(s)

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2008 Summer Olympics took place from the 8th August 2008-24th August 2008. The official opening ceremony started at 8:00pm on 8th August 2008. The number 8 is associated with prosperity and confidence in Chinese Culture and here it was a triple eight for the date and one extra for time (close to 08:08:08 pm). There were 28 sports and 302 events at the games. There were 43 new world records and 132 new Olympic records set at the 2008 Summer Olympics. An unprecedented 86 countries won at least one medal during the Games.

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