On This Day: January 08th
This is 8th day of the year and 357 days remain in the year.
- Hebrew calendar—2 Shevat 5779
- Chinese calendar—the 3rd day of the 12th month of 4716 (Wu Xu)
- Islamic calendar—(note)
1942–, British theoretical physicist.
William Piperairplane manufacturer
Elvis Presleysinger, actor
Edmond Charles Genêtdiplomat
Emily Greene Balcheconomist and sociologist
David Bowiemusician, actor
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Note: Dates in the Islamic calendar are provided for planning purposes only, and calculated with the hdate Islamic calendar program for moonrise in Boston, Masschusetts. Depending on your location and other factors, this result may differ from actual religious observances by one day. Please consult your local religious authority for any religious determinations of hejiric date.