The USA is 88,888 Days Old!
Today, the time number 8 is defining the age of the ...
... United States of America. Since the declaration of independence on 7/4/1776, 88,888 days have passed until today. This is special, as the USA was founded on repdigits of the number eight.
The year 1776 is 888+888.
And the founding day and month, July fourth, create a 74. Well, 74 days are 1776 hours and hence also 888+888.