December 8th, 2020

December 8th, 2020, fell on a Tuesday. It was day 343 of 2020. The decade was the 2020s.

1 months and 12 days have passed since December 8th, 2020.


On This Date

Events that occurred on December 8th, 2020:

  • 90-year-old Margaret Keenan becomes the first person in the world to receive a Covid-19 vaccine outside of a trial.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 1 months and 12 days have passed since December 8th, 2020.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 50 of 2020.
  • Leap Year: 2020 was a leap year, which means that it contained 366 days instead of 365 (with an extra day in February).
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1607385600.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around December 8th, 2020:

  • November 9th, 2020: Pfizer announces that its vaccine for the coronavirus is 90% effective.
  • November 10th, 2020: The "Xbox Series X" games console is released.
  • November 12th, 2020: The PlayStation 5 is released in North America.
  • November 13th, 2020: English serial killer Peter Sutcliffe dies in prison at the age of 74.
  • November 13th, 2020: The game "Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War" is released.
  • November 16th, 2020: Moderna announces that its coronavirus vaccine is 94% effective.
  • November 19th, 2020: The PlayStation 5 is released worldwide.
  • November 20th, 2020: US election: A recount in Georgia confirms that Joe Biden won the state.
  • November 25th, 2020: Soccer legend Diego Maradona passes away from a heart attack at the age of 60.
  • November 28th, 2020: Mike Tyson and Roy Jones, Jr. draw in a exhibition fight.
  • November 29th, 2020: Senegalese soccer player Papa Bouba Diop passes away at the age of 42.
  • December 2nd, 2020: WWE legend Pat Patterson dies from cancer at the age of 79.
  • December 2nd, 2020: The United Kingdom approves Pfizer's coronavirus vaccine.
  • December 2nd, 2020: Coronavirus outbreak: Los Angeles issues stay-at-home orders.
  • December 7th, 2020: The first same-sex couples are married in Northern Ireland.
  • December 9th, 2020: Italian footballer Paolo Rossi passes away from lung cancer at the age of 64.
  • December 10th, 2020: The game "Cyberpunk 2077" is released.
  • December 10th, 2020: English actress Barbara Windsor passes away at the age of 83 after a lengthy battle with Alzheimer's disease.
  • December 11th, 2020: 2020 US presidential election: The Supreme Court rejects a lawsuit from Texas challenging Joe Biden's election wins in four key states.
  • December 11th, 2020: It is announced that the Zodiac Killer's "Z-340 Cypher" has been cracked after 51 years.
  • December 11th, 2020: Rapper Lil Wayne pleads guilty to possessing a weapon despite being a felon.
  • December 14th, 2020: French football manager Gérard Houllier passes away at the age of 73.
  • December 14th, 2020: US presidential election: The Electoral College confirms Joe Biden as the next president of the United States.
  • December 14th, 2020: Health authorities in the United Kingdom report that a new variant of Covid-19 has been found in south-east England.
  • December 17th, 2020: Sony removes Cyberpunk 2077 from the PlayStation store.
  • December 19th, 2020: London is placed under Tier 4 restrictions in an effort to try and control the spread of a new variant of Covid-19.
  • December 20th, 2020: Coronavirus outbreak: France, Germany, Ireland and a number of other countries suspend flights and ferries from the United Kingdom.
  • December 24th, 2020: It is announced that the EU and the UK have reached a Brexit deal.
  • December 30th, 2020: Serial killer Samuel Little dies in prison at the age of 80.
  • January 5th, 2021: It is announced that Kanye West and Kim Kardashian are getting a divorce.
  • January 6th, 2021: Four people are left dead after Trump supporters storm Capitol Hill.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on December 8th, 2020, will have the star sign Sagittarius.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Ophiuchus.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2020 was the year of the Rat (Yang Wood).
  • Native American Zodiac: December 8th, 2020 falls under the Owl.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of December will have the birthstones Tanzanite, Zircon and Turquoise.

2020 - Toys & Games

Toys and games that would have been popular on this date in 2020:

  • PlayStation 5
  • Xbox Series X

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 8th of December:


Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 8th of December:

  • Immaculate Conception (Spain)

US President

Who was the US President on December 8th, 2020?

  • Donald Trump was the President of the United States.

UK Prime Minister

Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on December 8th, 2020?

  • Boris Johnson was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Irish Taoiseach

Who was the Taoiseach (prime minister) of Ireland on this date?

  • Micheál Martin was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on December 8th, 2020 was probably conceived around the 29th of February, 2020. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on December 8th, 2020 is the 17th of September, 2021. (Rough Estimate).

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about December 8th, 2020.

  • 43 days have passed since this date.
  • 3,715,200 seconds have passed since the December 8th, 2020.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 4,334,400 times.
  • Since December 8th, 2020, earth has travelled approximately 1,917,043,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 619,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 319,507 steps. That's about 142 miles!
  • Since this date, 44,582 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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