What happened this day in history September 10, 2008

What are the important events that happened on September 10, 2008? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

September 10, 2008: Facts & Myths About This Day

September 10, 2008 is the 254th day of the year 2008 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 112 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Wednesday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is August 28, 2008 – a Wednesday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 1,221,004,800 seconds has elapsed since midnight of January 1, 1970 – the Unix epoch.

Strange as it may, if we name this day after a polygon then it will be called ‘dihectapentacontatetragon’ day.

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If a person born on this day saved a Penny every day starting at age 4, then by now that person has accumulated $26.50. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

Virgo is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Sapphire is the modern birthstone for this month. Agate 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 this person if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology.

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September 10, 2008 Historical Events

  • 2008
    The Large Hadron Collider at CERN, described as the biggest scientific experiment in history is powered up in Geneva, Switzerland.

Who died on September 10, 2008?

  • 2008
    Domagoj Kapec, Croatian hockey player (b. 1989)
  • 2008
    Gérald Beaudoin, Canadian lawyer and senator (b. 1929)
  • 2008
    Vernon Handley, British conductor (b. 1930)

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