5th

2016: Alicia Sacramone welcomes  daughter Sloan Scott Quinn

8th

2008: The Beijing Olympics start at the iconic date 08/08/08.

13th

2016: Daniela Druncea (ROU), a 2007 World Team Member, wins bronze in Rio 2016 in a completely different sport: Rowing. 

15th

Lilia Podkopayeva’s birthday (b. 1978)

18th

1995: Dominique Moceanu becomes the youngest U.S. All-Around National Champion at the age of 13.

19th

2004: Carly Patterson becomes the first U.S. gymnast to win the All-Around Olympic Title at a fully attended Olympics.

2010: Viktoria Komova becomes the first ever Youth Olympic All-Around Champion.

20th

2003: The Australian Team wins their only World Team Medal, a bronze.

22nd

2004: Émilie Le Pennec becomes France’s only Olympic Champion with her gold on the uneven bars.

2010: Diana Bulimar celebrates her 15th birthday by winning silver on Floor at the First Youth Olympic Games in Singapore.

2015: Two time Olympian for East Germany, Erika Zuchold passes away in Asunción, Paraguay at the age of 68

23rd

2003: Chellsie Memmel and Hollie Vise tie for gold at the World Uneven Bars Final.

30th

2016: Vera Caslavska passes away in Prague at the age of 74.

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