On This Day 8 August

Important Days

Happiness Happens Day

International Cat Day

Important Events

2010 – China Floods: A mudslide in Zhugqu County, Gansu, China, kills more than 1,400 people.
2013 – A suicide bombing at a funeral in the Pakistani city of Quetta kills at least 31 people.
2015 – Eight people are killed in a shooting in Harris County, Texas.
2016 – Terrorists attack a government hospital in Quetta, Pakistan with a suicide blast and shooting, killing between 70 and 94 people, and injuring around 130 others.

Birth/Birth Anniversary

1876 – Varghese Payyappilly Palakkappilly, Indian-Syrian priest, founded the Sisters of the Destitute (d. 1929)

1934 – Sarat Pujari, Indian actor, director, and screenwriter (d. 2014)

1940 – Dilip Sardesai, Indian cricketer (d. 2007)

1952 – Sudhakar Rao, Indian cricketer

1968 – Abey Kuruvilla, Indian cricketer and coach

1988 – Rinku Singh, Indian baseball player

1989 – Prajakta Mali, Indian actress

Death/ Death Anniversary