Today is meant to be the power of two's day. 

2¹ => 2

2² => 4

2³ => 8

Putting together make 2/4/8 => 2/4/08.

Of course, back home in Asia and possibly in other places around the globe today is actually 2²/2¹/2³ which isn't as interesting.

k.  'nuff nerdinous for the day.